Norway

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Official Name
Kingdom of Norway, Kongeriket Norge
Population
2,694,000
General Remarks
Norway is politically connected to a number of islands/island groups in both polar regions (Bouvet and Peter I Islands, Jan Mayen I.) with no permanent residents; it also administers the Svalbard (formerly Spitzbergen) archipelago over which it has sovereignty by treaty
National Languages
Norwegian
Literacy Rate
100% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese (3,000), Danish (12,000), English, Finnish (5,360), Northern Kurdish (3,000), Russian (3,000), Spanish (6,500), Swedish (21,000), Tibetan, Urdu, Vietnamese (99,000)
Deaf Population
4,000–261,618
Deaf Institutions
12
General References
Comrie 1987; Stephens 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Norway is 9. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 2 are developing, 1 is vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.