Argentina

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Official Name
Argentine Republic, República Argentina
Population
40,117,000
Principal Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
98% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Catalan (174,000), Eastern Yiddish (200,000), Italian (1,500,000), Japanese (32,000), North Levantine Spoken Arabic (1,000,000), Paraguayan Guaraní (200,000), Plautdietsch (4,000), Slovene (10,000), South Levantine Spoken Arabic (1,000), Standard German (400,000), Ukrainian (27,000), Vlax Romani (52,000)
Deaf Population
2,056,000
Deaf Institutions
17
General References
Acebes 1966; Campbell 1997; Crevels 2007; Tovar 1961
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Argentina is 26. Of these, 21 are living and 5 are extinct. Of the living languages, 1 is institutional, 3 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 10 are in trouble, and 4 are dying.