Links on language

For a great resource on language, both in terms of geographic spread of a given language as well as the languages and dialect spoken within a country (as well as on language status (official, etc.) and number of speakers), see:

(Then you may wish to go to "Search the web version" to find the on-line resources.)

There is also the excellent resource which provides detailed information on geographic distribution of language (by language or country):

For one organization's per-country-assessment on the language situation, see:

For a breakdown of language by country, see:

Describes the stature of English's spread:

The following are links to sites of interest on Esperanto, and are relevant not only for consideration of an invented language for the ultimate choice, but also may be of interest for those interested in issues related to the political adoption of any language as a world language:

For an assorted list of resources on international auxiliary languages, see

(Feel free to submit any links for possible inclusion here if they may be of concern to those interested in a world language (particularly but not exclusively if the link is to a group not dead-set on one language or kind of language). Submit to webmaster)