Albania

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Official Name
Republic of Albania, Republika e Shqipërisë
Population
3,194,000
National Languages
Tosk Albanian
Literacy Rate
96% (2008 UNESCO)
Deaf Population
204,565 (1998)
Deaf Institutions
1
General References
Comrie 1987; Messing 1980; Newmark, Hubbard and Prifti 1982
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Albania is 8. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are institutional, 2 are developing, 1 is vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.