Congo

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Official Name
Republic of the Congo, République du Congo, Congo Brazzaville. Formerly People’s Republic of the Congo
Population
3,697,000
National Languages
French
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, 17 are developing, 36 are vigorous, and 6 are in trouble.