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Interesting To Know The 9 Most Spoken Languages In The World

#7. Bengali

Bengali - The 9 Most Spoken Languages In The World

The Partition of Bengal by the British in 1947 divided (mainly Hindu) West Bengal, now part of India, from its (mainly Muslim) counterpart East Bengal, now Bangladesh. It is the language of Kolkata, of the Andaman Islands, of fabulous sweets, and of 170-odd million Bangladeshis. The population is projected to double while 15% of the land area is expected to disappear below rising seas.

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