#18 – French (75 Million)
French is the Romance language descended from the Vulgar Latin of the Roman Empire. French is the official language in the 29 countries regulated by French Academy. It is spoken in France, provinces of Canada, region of belgium, Switzerland, Monaco, United States and other many communities elsewhere. French belongs to Indo-European language family of Italic group. Old French and Middle French are the early forms of this language. Latin or French alphabet and French Braille are the writing system of french.