France

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Official Name
French Republic, République Française
Population
64,613,000
Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
99% (2011 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Algerian Spoken Arabic (660,000), Armenian (70,000), Central Atlas Tamazight (150,000), Central Khmer (50,000), Giáy (100), Hmong Daw (10,000), Iranian Persian (40,000), Iu Mien (700), Kabuverdianu (8,000), Kabyle (537,000), Khmu (500), Lesser Antillean Creole French (150,000), Morisyen (1,000), Moroccan Spoken Arabic (493,000), Tai Dam (1,000), Tunisian Spoken Arabic (213,000), Turkish (135,000), Vietnamese (10,000), Western Cham (1,000), Wolof (34,500)
Deaf Population
3,506,800
Deaf Institutions
99
General References
Comrie 1987; Salminen 2007; Stephens 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for France is 25. Of these, 23 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 3 are institutional, 12 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.