In this series of articles we overview languages present in any given country. This time we are looking at the languages spoken in Andorra

The biggest languages present in Andorra include:

  • Catalan
  • French
  • Castilian
  • Portuguese

The sole official language of the country is Catalan.

Below you will find summaries for the languages supported by our translation services.

Catalan

Catalan belongs to the Romance branch of the Indo-European language family. It is the sole official language of Andorra.

Catalan language summary
Number of speakers worldwide10 million
Language familyIndo-European
WritingCatalan alphabet
Major Catalan-speaking populations in:4 countries

Demographics and geographic distribution

Catalan is spoken by around 10 million people around the world. Countries with a significant number of people speaking the language include:

  • Andorra
  • Italy
  • France
  • Spain

In Andorra approximately 76% or 59 thousand people use Catalan in their day-to-day communication.

Writing

Catalan uses the Latin alphabet. It employs the extended version of the script, however, with 11 additional symbols. It is written from left to right.

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French

French is a Romance language, closely related to Spanish, Romanian, Italian, Portuguese, and other languages of the same branch of the language family. It has no country-wide official status in Andorra.

French language summary
Number of speakers worldwide274 million
Language familyIndo-European
WritingFrench alphabet
Major French-speaking populations in:49 countries

Demographics and geographic distribution

There are major French-speaking populations in more than 40 countries of the world. With regard to the number of speakers, the most notable 3 countries are France, Canada, and Switzerland.

Around 70% of the population of Andorra speak French.

Writing

French uses the Latin alphabet. It employs the extended version of the script, however, with 16 additional symbols. It is written from left to right.

Translation services

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Portuguese

Portuguese belongs to the Romance branch of the Indo-European language family. It has no country-wide official status in Andorra.

Portuguese language summary
Number of speakers worldwide243 million
Language familyIndo-European
WritingPortuguese alphabet
Major Portuguese-speaking populations in:5 countries

Demographics and geographic distribution

There are major Portuguese-speaking populations in 5 countries. Countries with a significant number of people speaking the language include:

  • Brazil
  • Mozambique
  • Angola
  • Portugal
  • Guinea-Bissau

Around 15% of the population of Andorra speak Portuguese.

Writing

The Portuguese alphabet is used for writing the Portuguese language. Being a subset of the Portuguese script, it uses some non-standard characters like à, á, â, ã, overall 12 symbols.

Translation services

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