Which one is better for increasing PageRank:
- Hosting multiple websites of different languages and interlink them
- Host single website and create multiple language pages and interlink them
If it is a duplicated content, ie, same content, but in another language, I think you should build just one domain, and use a
However, if the content changes substantially according to locale, I think it is better use subdomains like:
This because subdomains are proper for claiming a full subsection, with different type of content in they, and this structure improve the indexability for crawlers.
Host a single website with multiple language packs. If you host multiple different websites with a different language then your PR will be divided between the sites.