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Map of language families

An excellent map of language families can be found at the following web address:

Number of world languages

Estimates about number of world languages range, depending on the definition, from 4000 to 6000 languages.

A nice map of world families of languages is accessible at web page

Number of languages

Can you imagine that there are over 4000-6000 languages in the world. Although some of those are spoken by only a few people it still an impressive number, considering there are only some 200 countries in the world. So, statistically, on average, there are approximately 200-300 languages per country.