The Portuguese language spread throughout the world during the Portuguese empire, when great explorers travelled almost all over the world and discovered new places. Nowadays it is the sixth spoken language on the planet, the main nations that speak Portuguese shown below:
- East Timor
- Cape Verde
- Sao Tome and Principe
Countries that speak Portuguese host more than 240 million people scattered across the world. These states have an area 10,772,000 square kilometres, an area greater than that of Canada. Anyway the distribution the Portuguese language in in the world is even greater than the reported states. If you want to learn a foreign language commercial (sixth in the world) or for the joy of acquiring new knowledge, Portuguese is an excellent choice.
If you speak any of these languages then learning the Portuguese language is made even easier and faster. Their classification is shown below with the most closely related languages first and less follow: