Angola

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Official Name
Republic of Angola, República de Angola
Population
19,082,000
Principal Languages
Cokwe, Kikongo, Mbunda, Oshiwambo, Portuguese
Literacy Rate
58% (2010 UNESCO)
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Redinha 1970; Welmers 1971
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Angola is 39. Of these, 38 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 6 are institutional, 17 are developing, 11 are vigorous, and 4 are in trouble.