Sudan

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Sudan
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Sudan is 78. Of these, 76 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 3 are institutional, 17 are developing, 12 are vigorous, 33 are in trouble, and 11 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of the Sudan
Population

38,297,000 (2013 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
English, Standard Arabic, Sudanese Spoken Arabic
Literacy Rate
62% (2010 UNESCO)
Deaf Population
48,900
General References
Bender 1975, 1983, 1989; Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Doornbos and Bender 1983; Schadeberg and Bender 1981; Stevenson 1984
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Sudan is 78. Of these, 76 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 3 are institutional, 17 are developing, 12 are vigorous, 33 are in trouble, and 11 are dying.
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