Indo-European languages are a family of languages spoken throughout the world, believed to have originated in what is now southern Russia. Indo-European languages, originally spread from Europe to Persia and India, are now spoken on all continents, used by the vast majority of people in the Americas and Oceania. French is spoken in West Africa, and English is a global language understood to some extent by one in six people worldwide. In total, Indo-European languages have over 1.5 billion speakers globally.

IE languages

Dark green indicates where Indo-European languages are a primary language. Light green indicates where they are widely spoken/understood


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