Caribbean Netherlands

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Dutch
[nld] Bonaire 15,800 (Dutch and Papiamentu [pap]), St. Eustatius 3,100 (Dutch and English), Saba 2,000 (Dutch and English). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (2010, Provisional Official Languages Law, BWBW0028827, Article 2). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, Low Saxon-Low Franconian, Low Franconian

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English
[eng] Bonaire 15,800 (Dutch [nld], Papiamentu [pap] and English), St. Eustatius 3,100 (Dutch and English), Saba 2,000 (Dutch and English). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (2010, Provisional Official Languages Law, BWBR0028827, Article 2). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English Comments: When Creole languages exist alongside their lexifier language, as in the BES, a continuum forms of variations between the Creole and the lexifier language. It is therefore difficult to substantiate the number of Creole speakers and English speakers.

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Netherlands Antilles Creole English
[vic] 4,500 in Caribbean Netherlands (2011 SIL). Status: 6b (Threatened). Alternate Names: Virgin Islands Creole English Dialects: Saba Creole English, Statia Creole English. Classification: Creole, English based, Atlantic, Eastern, Southern

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Papiamentu
[pap] Bonaire. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (2010, Provisional Official Languages Law, BWBR0028827, Article 2). Alternate Names: Papiamen, Papiamento, Papiamentoe Classification: Creole, Iberian based

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Spanish
[spa] Status: 3 (Wider communication). Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Ibero-Romance, West Iberian, Castilian

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