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Comprehensive general data for French language
Language NameFrench
Language Name (Local)français
Language Code (ISO 639-1)fr
Language Code (ISO 639-2)fra
Language Code (ISO 639-3)fra
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What language is 'fr'?

Many people wants to know what language is 'fr'? The answer is that the fr language is French and it is used in 45 countries. In many resources, you may also find that French is also known as français in local language. French has ISO 639 codes like fr (ISO 639-1), fra (ISO 639-2) and fra (ISO 639-3). The language ISO 639-1 is also used with a conjugation with a country code to create a locale code like fr-GQ for Equatorial Guinea.