Q: What languages are spoken in India?

By |March 20th, 2012|

A: Hundreds! India is home to 415 of the world’s 6,912 living languages (SIL Ethnologue), which accounts for around 6% of the languages spoken around the world today. Of course, these figures depend on how you define a language – there are many different dialects spoken in India, and the 1991 census recognised 1,576 languages being spoken as mother tongues.

So, if you’re visiting India and looking for interpreting services, it’s important to know which languages are spoken in the area you plan to visit. It’s also important to make sure that any interpreters you hire are fluent in the relevant […]