Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Burkina Faso is 70. All are living languages. Of these, 66 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 25 are developing, 27 are vigorous, 13 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Population

17,323,000 (2013 census)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
35% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Kedrebeogo et al 1988, Tiendrebeogo 1983, Tiendrebeogo and Yago 1983, Vanderaa 1991
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Burkina Faso is 70. All are living languages. Of these, 66 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 25 are developing, 27 are vigorous, 13 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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