Cameroon

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Official Name
Republic of Cameroon, République du Cameroun
Population
22,535,000
Principal Languages
English, French
Literacy Rate
63% (2007 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Efai (890)
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Dieu and Renaud 1983; Dimmendaal and Voeltz 2007
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Cameroon is 286. Of these, 280 are living and 6 are extinct. Of the living languages, 12 are institutional, 91 are developing, 99 are vigorous, 54 are in trouble, and 24 are dying.