The map above shows which languages other than English or Spanish are spoken in major U.S. cities. The data are for counties, but displayed to show the locations of urban populations. The white area outside Washington, D.C. indicates the predominance of African languages, taken as a group. Thanks to Alexandr Trubetskoy for sharing the map with Know More. Click below to keep reading about how the foreign languages spoken in the United States have changed since 1980.