Languages of Uruguay
Republic of Uruguay, República Oriental del Uruguay. 3,326,000. National or official language: Spanish. Literacy rate: 95%–96%. Immigrant languages: Catalan-Valencian-Balear, Corsican, Eastern Yiddish, Hunsriker, Italian (79,000), Lithuanian, Plautdietsch (1,200), Portuguese (28,000), Russian (14,000), Standard German (28,000). Deaf institutions: 4. The number of individual languages listed for Uruguay is 2. Of those, both are living languages.
3,000,000 in Uruguay (1995).
Dialects: Portuñol, Portunhol, Rioplatense, Lunfardo.
Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Ibero-Romance, West Iberian, Castilian
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