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We work with more than 5,500 linguists in 68 countries working between over 2,000 language combinations, so we can assure you that we will find the best linguist for the job.
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Expansion into Dutch markets
There are approximately 28 million speakers of the Dutch language in the world, meaning that there is a larger market to target than many people think.
Other than the Netherlands, Dutch is also spoken in Belgium, Suriname and some former Dutch colonies. The Dutch language is closely related to other West Germanic languages and somewhat more remotely to the North Germanic languages. It is also the parent language of Afrikaans, one of the official languages of South Africa.
Ensure that your message is heard loud and clear in the Dutch markets by entrusting your Dutch translations to a multi-award winning translation company. It is of vital importance that your Dutch translations are handled by native linguists with experience in your field of expertise.
Location Western Europe and some Caribbean islands
Population 16 million people in the Netherlands
Language family Indo-European
Related languages English, German
Number of global speakers 28 million people
Dutch translation – a language overview:
Dutch is a West Germanic language spoken by over 22 million people as a native language,and over five million people as a second language.
Most native speakers live in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Suriname, with smaller groups of speakers in parts of France, Germany and several former Dutch colonies. It is closely related to other West Germanic languages and somewhat more remotely to the North Germanic languages.
Dutch is the parent language of several creole languages as well as of Afrikaans, one of the official languages of South Africa and the most widely understood in Namibia. The Dutch Language Union coordinates actions of the Dutch, Flemish and Surinamese authorities in linguistic issues, language policy, language teaching and literature.