|Principally northern, western and central Europe, the Americas (Anglo-America, Caribbean Netherlands and Suriname), Southern Africa and Oceania|
East Germanic (extinct)
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World map showing countries where a Germanic language is the primary or official language
first language(s) of the majority of the population Countries where (a) Germanic language(s) is/are the not primary language(s) Countries or regions where (a) Germanic language(s) is/are (an) official butCountries or regions where (a) Germanic language(s) is/are (an) unofficial but recognised/used in some areas of life/spoken among a local minority
The Germanic languages are separated into the East Germanic languages (these are no longer spoken), the North Germanic languages and the West Germanic languages.