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Localization


Localization

Language localization is the process of translating a product in several languages or adjusting a language for a particular country or region.

Various languages, particularly world languages with a great number of native speakers, have spread geographically and are nowadays utilised in many countries and regions. Therefore, different national varieties of these languages have been developed. Usual linguistic differences include grammatical patterns, spelling conventions and pronunciation.

Taking such differences into account is essential for companies, for example, when developing websites for precise regional markets.

English language localization

The two biggest countries (in population) where English is spoken natively are the United States and the United Kingdom. There are numerous differences between American English and British English.

Spanish language localization

The first country where Spanish is spoken natively is in Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries as Argentina, Peru, Mexico and Colombia.