Lebanon

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Official Name
Lebanese Republic
Population
4,140,000
Principal Languages
Armenian, French, North Levantine Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
87% (2007 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (1,000), Chaldean Neo-Aramaic (18,000), Turoyo (18,000)
Deaf Population
12,000
Deaf Institutions
13
General References
Fischer and Jastrow 1980; Fleisch 1974; Sebeok 1963
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Lebanon is 6. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are institutional and 2 are developing.