In which country is the highest number of different languages spoken?
-Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea, an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, is comparable in size to the state of California, covering only 462,840 square kilometers. It is the most diverse country, linguistically, in the world. New languages are being discovered and older languages going extinct across the globe, but the best estimate puts the number of world languages at 6,912. Of those, the people of Papua New Guinea speak 820 of them. Source: K-International.com
Papua New Guinea, in the southwestern Pacific, encompasses the eastern half of New Guinea and its offshore islands. A country of immense cultural and biological diversity, it’s known for its beaches and coral reefs. Inland are active volcanoes, granite Mt. Wilhelm, dense rainforest and hiking routes like the Kokoda Trail. There are also traditional tribal villages, many with their own languages.
Capital: Port Moresby