Dutch
Nederlands
Pronounce [ˈneːdərlɑnts] (About this soundlisten)
Country Netherlands and Flanders
Region Netherlands, Belgium, Suriname, and Indonesia;
also in Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten, French Flanders
Ethnicity
Speakers
24 million (2016)
Total (L1 plus L2 speakers): 29 million (2018)
Family
Early Forms
Writing
Sign Lang.
Signed Dutch (NmG)
AreaAlso in Aruba, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia (Java and Bali), Netherlands Antilles, South Africa, Suriname, United States.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 nl
ISO 639-2 dut (B)
nld (T)
ISO 639-3 nld Dutch/Flemish
Glottolog mode1257
Map Dutch World scris.png
Dutch-speaking world (included are areas of daughter-language Afrikaans)
Idioma neerlandés.PNG
Distribution of the Dutch language and its dialects in Western Europe
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