Côte d’Ivoire

Official Name
Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, République de la Côte d’Ivoire

20,316,000 (2013 World Bank)

Principal Languages
Literacy Rate
47% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Bisa (63,000), Dogoso, Eastern Karaboro (5,610), Glaro-Twabo, Jenaama Bozo, Khe, Ligbi (4,000), Maasina Fulfulde (1,200), Malba Birifor, Mòoré, Siamou, Sìcìté Sénoufo, Soninke (100,000), Southern Toussian, Turka, Vietnamese
General References
Atlas Linguistique Kwa de Côte d’Ivoire 1983; Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Delafosse 1904
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Côte d’Ivoire is 82. Of these, 81 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 4 are institutional, 36 are developing, 35 are vigorous, 5 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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