Suriname

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Suriname
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Suriname is 19. All are living languages. Of these, 12 are indigenous and 7 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 6 are developing, 4 are in trouble, and 7 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Suriname
Population

543,000 (2013 UNSD)

Principal Languages
Dutch, Sranan
Literacy Rate
95% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Korean, North Levantine Spoken Arabic, Portuguese, Sign Language of the Netherlands
Deaf Population
490–26,000
General References
Campbell 1997, Crevels 2007
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Suriname is 19. All are living languages. Of these, 12 are indigenous and 7 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 6 are developing, 4 are in trouble, and 7 are dying.
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