Azerbaijan

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Official Name
Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaycan Respublikasi
Population
8,922,000
Principal Languages
North Azerbaijani, Russian
Literacy Rate
100% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (1,230), Belarusian (5,210), Dargwa (860), Erzya (1,150), Georgian (16,300), Iranian Persian (1,200), Karachay-Balkar (180), Korean (1,000), Lak (1,210), Lishán Didán (100), Ossetic (2,520), Polish (1,260), Romanian (1,400), South Azerbaijani (248,000), Tabassaran (280), Tatar (31,800), Turkish (18,000), Ukrainian (32,000)
General References
Kibrik 1991; Salminen 2007; Sebeok 1963
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Azerbaijan is 17. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 2 are developing, 2 are vigorous, and 10 are in trouble.