20 March marks International Day of the Francophonie. It is to promote and celebrate the Francophone world, of the French language. Over 270 million people speak French. 80 million speak French as a first language. This language is spoken in 29 nations throughout the world. It is not only France where it is spoken. One can find French speaking people in other parts of Europe, Africa, South America, North America, Asian, Oceania. From Montreal to Cayenne, from Beirut to Kinshasa, from Paris to Noumea, from Geneva to Port au Prince, one can here French spoken, whether it’s the primary language or the secondary language.
Joyeux Journée Internationale de la Francophonie!!