Mastering Afrikaans will take from you 575-600 hours or 23-24 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated 1 point.
Learning Tanchangya might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 2.
You will most likely find people, who speaks Afrikaans in South Africa and in parts of Namibia.
Number of native speakers is about 7,200,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 8,200,000. The biggest country in which Afrikaans is used as a native language is South Africa.
Native speakers of Tanchangya are mostly from Bangladesh and are about 22,000 people.
Tanchangya are spoken fluently by 30,000 people.
The language is spoken in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar.
Afrikaans came from Dutch based pidgin.
Indo-Aryan languages, sub group of Indo Iranian branch of Indo-European language family is the origin of Tanchangya language.