Switzerland

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Switzerland
A country in Europe
The number of individual languages listed for Switzerland is 12. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are institutional, 5 are developing, 1 is vigorous, and 2 are in trouble.
Official Name
Swiss Confederation, Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft, Confédération Suisse, Confederazione Svizzera, Confederaziun Svizra
Population

8,039,000 (2013 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
French, Italian, Standard German
Literacy Rate
100% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Catalan, English (294,000), Iu Mien (200), Northern Kurdish (35,100), Northern Zazaki, Portuguese (150,000), Serbian (142,000), Spanish (86,000), Tibetan (1,430), Turkish (53,000), Western Yiddish, Yeniche
Deaf Population
7,200–426,800 (1998)
General References
Comrie 1987; Moulton 1988; Stephens 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Switzerland is 12. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are institutional, 5 are developing, 1 is vigorous, and 2 are in trouble.
Products
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