Languages of El SalvadorSee language map.
Republic of El Salvador, República de El Salvador. 6,668,000. National or official language: Spanish. Literacy rate: 55%–63%. Immigrant languages: Central Pokomam, Turkish (500). Also includes Chinese (1,300). Blind population: 8,000. Deaf population: 150,000 to 348,804 (1998). Deaf institutions: 4. The number of individual languages listed for El Salvador is 6. Of those, 5 are living languages and 1 has no known speakers.
20 (1987). Ethnic population: 196,576 (1987). Municipio of Dolores, Ocotepeque Department, near the El Salvador border. No remaining speakers in Honduras.
Alternate names: Nahuat, Nawat.
Dialects: Not intelligible with Isthmus Nahuatl [nhk] of Mexico.
Classification: Uto-Aztecan, Southern Uto-Aztecan, Aztecan, General Aztec, Pipil
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5,900,000 in El Salvador (1995).
Alternate names: Castellano, Español.
Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Ibero-Romance, West Iberian, Castilian