Iran

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Iran
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Iran is 78. Of these, 76 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 62 are indigenous and 14 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 9 are developing, 26 are vigorous, 30 are in trouble, and 6 are dying.
Official Name
Islamic Republic of Iran
Population

79,109,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Iranian Persian
Literacy Rate
84% (2012 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Dari (370,000), Hulaul√° (350), Tajiki, Turkish (2,570)
Deaf Population
3,978,100
General References
Drower 1937, Oberling 1974, Sebeok 1970
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Iran is 78. Of these, 76 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 62 are indigenous and 14 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 9 are developing, 26 are vigorous, 30 are in trouble, and 6 are dying.
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