Egypt

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Official Name
Arab Republic of Egypt
Population
84,629,000
Principal Languages
Egyptian Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
64% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Adyghe, Amharic (5,000), Armenian (100,000), Greek, North Levantine Spoken Arabic (117,000), South Levantine Spoken Arabic (50,000), Sudanese Spoken Arabic (1,420,000)
Deaf Institutions
4
General References
Applegate 1970; Wehr and Cowan 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Egypt is 12. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are institutional, 2 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.