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Pollion specializes in Middle Eastern languages, which are spoken by over 646 million people in the region. With economic growth supported by reforms and stabilizations policies, the Middle East is fast becoming a major draw for multinational companies and industries. As a result, there’s an increasing need for Middle Eastern languages and localization services around the world.
Our company provides language and localization services for Turkish, Arabic, Persian/Farsi, Kurdish, Urdu, Dari, Pashto, and Azerbaijani/Azeri. We have offices located in Cairo and Istanbul, the biggest capitals in the Middle East. Businesses and industries of all types can benefit from our services when reaching out to such a culturally diverse region with their message.
Turkish spoken by over 83 million people, is mainly spoken in Turkey, with the roots of this language going back over 1,300 years. Pollion headquarter is located in Istanbul, we have our own in-house Turkish translation team, localization experts and more.
Arabic is spoken by over 280 million native speakers around the world, and it is the official language in 26 countries, including Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, and more. In fact, this language is the fifth most spoken language in the world. Pollion also has another office located in Cairo, the largest capital in the Arab word and we have our own in-house Arabic translation team.
Mainly used in Iran, is spoken by over 30 million people and is one of the oldest spoken languages in the world. Persian/Farsi is also used in Tajikistan and Afghanistan.
This language is spoken by Kurds, who are the fourth largest ethnic group in the Middle East. Kurds are mainly found in Turkey, Iran and Syria, but they make up about 20% of the Turkish population. It’s also one of the official languages spoken in Iraq.
As the official language of Pakistan, Urdu is also understood and used in regions of India, Nepal, Bangladesh and the Middle East. An interesting note about Urdu is that the language has many words to show respect, with an emphasis on politeness.
This language is mainly spoken in Afghanistan and is spoken by 50 million people around the world. Pashto has many dialects, which are mostly differentiated by pronunciation and vocabulary.
Azerbaijani/Azeri is mainly used in the country of Azerbaijan. About 80% of the people there speak Azerbaijani (also called Azeri); as a Turkic language, Azeri and Turkish speakers can understand one another about 80% of the time.
Sometimes called “Dari Persian,” Dari is a dialect of Persian or Farsi. Dari is mainly spoken in Afghanistan, where about 30% of the people speak this dialect.