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Languages of Czech Republic

Czech Republic. 10,192,000. National or official language: Czech. Literacy rate: 99%. Immigrant languages: Bulgarian (4,360), Croatian (1,590), Greek (3,220), Hungarian (14,700), Romanian (1,240), Russian (12,400), Rusyn (1,110), Serbian (1,800), Ukrainian (22,100), Vietnamese (17,500). Information mainly from B. Comrie 1987. Blind population: 10,000 in former Czechoslovakia. Deaf population: 63,037. Deaf institutions: 51 in former Czechoslovakia. The number of individual languages listed for Czech Republic is 10. Of those, all are living languages.
Albanian, Gheg

[aln] 690 in Czech Republic (2001 census).  Classification: Indo-European, Albanian, Gheg 
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Bavarian

[bar] 9,000 in Czech Republic (2005).  Alternate names: Bavarian Austrian, Bayerisch.  Dialects: Central Bavarian, North Bavarian, South Bavarian (Heanzian).  Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Upper German, Bavarian-Austrian 
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Czech

[ces] 9,250,000 in Czech Republic (2001 census). Population total all countries: 9,490,840. West: Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia. Also in Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Israel, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine, United States. Alternate names: Bohemian, Cestina.  Dialects: Central Bohemian, Czecho-Moravian, Hanak, Lach (Yalach), Northeast Bohemian, Southwest Bohemian. All Czech and Slovak dialects are mutually inherently intelligible.  Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, West, Czech-Slovak 
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Czech Sign Language

[cse]   Dialects: Partially intelligible with French Sign Language [fsl].  Classification: Deaf sign language 
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German, Standard

[deu] 39,100 in Czech Republic (2001 census). Erzgebirge, a border mountain range. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, East Middle German 
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Polish

[pol] 52,000 in Czech Republic (2001 census).  Alternate names: Polski.  Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, West, Lechitic 
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Romani, Carpathian

[rmc] 380,000 in Czech Republic (2001 census). Slovakia. Population total all countries: 472,470. Central, Bohemia, and Moravia. Also in Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, United States. Alternate names: Bashaldo, Hungarian-Slovak Romani, Romungro.  Dialects: Moravian Romani, East Slovakian Romani, West Slovakian Romani. Not intelligible with Vlax Romani [rmy] or Angloromani [rme].  Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Central zone, Romani, Northern 
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Romani, Sinte

[rmo] 5,100 in Czech Republic (2004).  Alternate names: Rommanes, Sinte, Sinti, Tsigane.  Dialects: Lallere.  Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Central zone, Romani, Northern 
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Silesian, Upper

[sli] 10,900 in Czech Republic (2001 census).  Alternate names: Upper Schlesisch.  Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, East Middle German 
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Slovak

[slk] 193,000 in Czech Republic (2001 census).  Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, West, Czech-Slovak 
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