Did you know that more people speak German as their native language than any other language in Europe? Isn't that impressive? It's no wonder: Germany's 83 million inhabitants make it the most populous EU nation.
But not only the people in Germany speak German. Also Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and Liechtenstein, German is an official language. And it is the native language of a significant portion of the population in northern Italy, eastern Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, eastern France, parts of Poland, the Czech Republic, Russia, and Romania, as well as in other parts of Europe. WOW!
Speaking German gives you the opportunity to connect you to 120 million native speakers around the globe.