Azerbaijan

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Official Name
Republic of Azerbaijan, Azerbaycan Respublikasi
Population
9417000
Principal Languages
North Azerbaijani, Russian
Literacy Rate
100% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (1,230), Belarusian (5,210), Dargwa (860), Erzya (1,150), Georgian (16,300), Iranian Persian (1,200), Karachay-Balkar (180), Korean (1,000), Lak (1,210), Lishán Didán (100), Ossetic (2,520), Polish (1,260), Pontic, Romanian (1,400), South Azerbaijani (248,000), Tabassaran (280), Tatar (31,800), Turkish (18,000), Ukrainian (32,000)
General References
Kibrik 1991; Salminen 2007; Sebeok 1963
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Azerbaijan is 17. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 2 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 9 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Products
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