Nicaragua

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Official Name
Republic of Nicaragua, República de Nicaragua
Population
5,142,000
National Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
78% (2005 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (400), Chinese (7,000)
Deaf Population
3,000–600,000
General References
Campbell 1997
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Nicaragua is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 2 are developing, 1 is in trouble, and 5 are dying.