This fascinating infographic elegantly breaks down the most popular languages in the world as well as the countries in which they're spoken. Specifically, the large circle represents the 4.1 billion people on Earth who speak one of the 23 world’s most-spoken languages as their mother tongue – the numbers of people speaking an actual language in any given country might be higher.
The infographic was created for the South China Morning Post by an infographic journalist, Alberto Lucas Lopez. Be sure to view the full-sized version to get all the details!
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