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Number of Bengali speakers

How many Bengali speakers are there?

250 million

It is important to know that Bengali or Bangla is an eastern Indo-Aryan language.  There are approximately 250 million Bengali speakers.  Believe it or not, Bengali is one of the most spoken languages, ranked seventh in the world.  This is definitely something.  It is important to know that Bengali binds together a culturally diverse region and is an important contributor to Bengali nationalism.  Needless to say, the national song of India, national anthem of India, and the national anthem of Bangladesh were composed in the Bengali language.

This fact is verified on : January 15, 2014.





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