Cameroon

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Cameroon
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Cameroon is 285. Of these, 280 are living and 5 are extinct. Of the living languages, 12 are institutional, 101 are developing, 89 are vigorous, 57 are in trouble, and 21 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Cameroon, République du Cameroun
Population

21,143,000 (2013 UNDESA)

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 285. Of these, 280 are living and 5 are extinct. Of the living languages, 12 are institutional, 101 are developing, 89 are vigorous, 57 are in trouble, and 21 are dying.
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