The Latin LanguageLatin was the language of the Roman Empire, the one which was used in the Roman Catholic liturgy and nowadays it is the language of the Vatican State in Italy. As there are no native speakers of it, Latin is spoken only as a second language.
Spoken in: Vatican City
Region: Italian peninsula
Total speakers: none native
Ranking: not ranked
Genetic classification: Indo-European
Official language of: Vatican City
Regulated by: Roman Catholic Church