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30 Languages of the World

Name the 30 most widely spoken languages of the world as of 1996
Population is in millions
2nd column is the country the language is most spoken in
Last updated: October 21, 2017
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Population
Country
Language
1051
China
Mandarin
510
United States
English
490
India
Hindi
420
Mexico
Spanish
255
Egypt
Arabic
255
Russia
Russian
229
Germany
German
215
Bangladesh
Bengali
213
Brazil
Portuguese
130
France
French
127
Japan
Japanese
104
India
Urdu
88
India
Punjabi
86
Vietnam
Vietnamese
77
India
Tamil
Population
Country
Language
76
Indonesia
Javanese
75
India
Telugu
75
Turkey
Turkish
71
South Korea
Korean
71
India
Marathi
61
Italy
Italian
60
Thailand
Thai
54
Iran
Persian
46
India
Gujarati
46
Poland
Polish
44
India
Kannada
42
Myanmar
Burmese
39
Ukraine
Ukrainian
37
India
Malayalam
32
India
Oriya
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level 74
Apr 24, 2017
I believe Portuguese is spelled the way I just did.
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level 56
Apr 26, 2017
I'll correct the mistake
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level 48
Apr 24, 2017
You misspelled Portuguese my dude.
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level 66
Apr 24, 2017
Farsi for Iran should work as well (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Persian_language).
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level 79
Oct 19, 2017
Why is Punjabi not on the list?
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level 56
Oct 19, 2017
The source said the language is Panjabi, which is Punjabi. So I'll change the name to Punjabi and have Panjabi as an acceptable answer.
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level 56
Oct 19, 2017
Or it seems it's not? The source seems to have been updated.