Côte d’Ivoire

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Official Name
République de la Côte d’Ivoire. Formerly Ivory Coast
Population
21,395,000
National Languages
French
Literacy Rate
47% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language, Bisa (63,000), Dogoso, Eastern Karaboro (5,610), Glaro-Twabo, Jenaama Bozo, Khe, Maasina Fulfulde (1,200), Malba Birifor, Mòoré, Nafaanra, Siamou, Sìcìté Sénoufo, Soninke (100,000), Southern Toussian, Turka, Vietnamese
Deaf Institutions
1
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 80. Of these, 79 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 4 are institutional, 36 are developing, 34 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.