Africa has about 2,000 unique languages, which is about a third of all languages in the world. When compared with other continents, Europe has only about 300 languages which is about 85% less than Africa. You might wonder why a continent with just 54 countries has over 2000 languages with different dialects and the simple reason for this is time as well as cultural and political factors.
This breathtaking continent called Africa is indeed bustling with billions of inhabitants, countless resources and pristine nature. As the second largest continent in the world, It encompasses several countries with multiple languages. Let's consider the 5 of the most popular languages in Africa.