Ideally I want to offer my web service for all region, all languages, but not enough time and knowledge to do that.
I am thinking of which languages to cover for my website. According to http://www.internetworldstats.com/, Top 10 languages used on Internet are;
English, Chinese, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese, Japanese, Malaysian, Russian, French, Germany, others.
So there are probably are good start.
and here are top 20 countries by Internet usage.
China, India, United Sates, Brazil, Japan, Russia, Nigeria, Indonesia, Germany, Mexico, United Kingdom, France, Philippines, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Iran, Turkey, South Korea, Thailand, Egypt.
And if I want to target wealthy area, per capita nominal GDP of Top 20 is (screen shot from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_countries_by_GDP_(nominal)_per_capita)
Luxembourg, Switzerland, Norway, Qatar, Ireland, United States, Singapore, Denmark, Australia, Iceland, Sweden, San Marino, United Kingdom, Austria, Netherlands, Canada, Finland, Hong Kong, Germany, Belgium, United Arab Emirates.
Looking at Internet Usage and Wealthy Regions, top 10 languages are covered, and now I can make a table of target language – region for your International web service. Please feel free to make your own version from this.
|Name||Culture 1||Culture 2|
|United Arab Emirates||ar-AE|