Iraq

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Iraq
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Iraq is 23. All are living languages. Of these, 14 are indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional, 3 are developing, 5 are vigorous, 8 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Iraq
Population

34,812,000 (2014 World Bank)

Principal Languages
Mesopotamian Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
79% (2012 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Egyptian Spoken Arabic (401,000), Turkish (2,700), Turkmen (400,000), Turoyo (3,000)
Deaf Population
200,000
General References
Fischer and Jastrow 1980, Jastrow 1978, Johnstone 1967, Kloss and McConnell 1974, Sebeok 1963
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Iraq is 23. All are living languages. Of these, 14 are indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional, 3 are developing, 5 are vigorous, 8 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
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