Do You Know The Official Language Of Each Of These Countries? Getty Most people know a handful of official languages in countries around the world—French in France, Italian in Italy, Russian in Russia, Spanish in Spain. But, those are really easy, and with 195 countries and 7,000 different languages, the handful you think you know is really only a teeny-tiny sampling! So, try your hand at guessing the official languages of these 20 countries. Some of them are pretty tricky, but after you’re done, you’ll have a broader grasp of the world we live in. Win-win.