Uzbekistan

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Official Name
Republic of Uzbekistan
Population
28,661,000
Principal Languages
Northern Uzbek, Russian
Literacy Rate
99% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Armenian (50,000), Bashkort (35,000), Belarusan (29,000), Chuvash (8,870), Dargwa (1,340), Dungan (1,400), Erzya (14,200), Georgian (4,090), Iranian Persian (31,100), Karachay-Balkar (610), Korean (174,000), Kyrgyz (176,000), Lak (1,760), Lezgi (1,590), Lithuanian (1,040), Nogai (150), North Azerbaijani (44,000), Ossetic (6,000), Parya (1,000), Romanian (3,150), Standard German (40,000), Tabassaran (220), Tatar (468,000), Turkmen (228,000), Ukrainian (153,000), Uyghur (36,000)
Deaf Population
22,060
General References
Akiner 1983; Paper 1978; Sebeok 1963
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Uzbekistan is 9. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are institutional, 5 are developing, 1 is vigorous, and 1 is dying.