|English is spoken by approximately 375 million people as their first language. English is probably the third largest language by number of native speakers. However, when combining native and non-native speakers it is probably the most commonly spoken language in the world.
Romanian is a Romance language spoken by around 24 to 28 million people. The language is primarily spoken in Romania and Moldova. It has official status in Romania, Republic of Moldova, the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina in Serbia and in the autonomous Mount Athos in Greece. In the Republic of Moldova, the language is officially called limba moldovenească ("Moldovan"). This is for political reasons.