Congo

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Congo
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Congo is 62. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 16 are developing, 27 are vigorous, and 16 are in trouble.
Official Name
Republic of the Congo, République du Congo, Republiki ya Kongó
Population

4,448,000 (2013 World Bank)

Principal Languages
French, Kituba, Lingala
Literacy Rate
84% (2011 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Hausa (4,000), Portuguese (600), Sango (54,000)
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Jacquot 1971
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Congo is 62. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 16 are developing, 27 are vigorous, and 16 are in trouble.
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