About Dutch Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Dutch is a West Germanic language and is spoken by about 25 million people. It is the second language of almost 5 million people. A large number of the population of the Netherlands speak Dutch. About 60% of the population of Belgium are also Dutch speakers. It is the third most spoken Germanic language and is similar to English and German. It is the native language of the majority of the people of Suriname. It is the official language of Aruba, Curaçao, and Sint Maarten. Dutch is also spoken in the constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands that are located in the Caribbean. Dutch is very much similar to German and English. It doesn’t use the Germanic umlaut as a grammatical marker and has leveled much of its morphology. The language consists of two to three grammatical genders. Dutch has an extensive vocabulary and grammar.
About Portuguese Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Portuguese is originated from the Iberian Peninsula of Europe. It is the official language of Portugal, Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, São Tomé and Príncipe, and Brazil. Portuguese has co-official status in East Timor. Portuguese-speaking people are known as "Lusophone" (lusófono). You will notice the presence of Portuguese culture all across the globe. There are several dialects of Vulgar Latin used in Portuguese. Approximately 215 to 220 million native speakers speak this language. It also features Celtic phonology among speakers. This is also one of the sixth most spoken languages around the world. Portuguese has a lot of influence in South America and the Southern Hemisphere. Interestingly it is also among the top 10 languages in Africa. Due to its popularity, it is also the official language of many American states.