Côte d’Ivoire

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Official Name
Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, République de la Côte d’Ivoire
Population
21,395,000
Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
47% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Bisa (63,000), Eastern Karaboro (5,610), Maasina Fulfulde (1,200), Nafaanra, Sìcìté Sénoufo, Soninke (100,000)
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, 33 are developing, 37 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.