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Germany
A country in Europe
The number of individual languages listed for Germany is 24. All are living languages. Of these, 18 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 9 are developing, 6 are vigorous, and 7 are in trouble.
Official Name
Federal Republic of Germany
Population

80,854,000 (2015 World Factbook)

Principal Languages
Standard German
Literacy Rate
99% (2011 USDS)
Immigrant Languages
Adyghe (2,000), Afrikaans, Algerian Spoken Arabic (26,000), Assyrian Neo-Aramaic, Balkan Romani (3,500), Catalan, Chaldean Neo-Aramaic (3,000), Chechen, Chinese (40,000), Croatian (652,000), Dutch (101,000), English (273,000), Greek (314,000), Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi (24,500), Iranian Persian (90,000), Italian (548,000), Japanese (20,000), Kabardian (14,000), Kabuverdianu (3,000), Kalmyk-Oirat, Kazakh, Korean (14,000), Latgalian, Laz (1,000), Moroccan Spoken Arabic (44,200), Northern Kurdish (541,000), Northern Zazaki, Portuguese (78,000), Russian (360,000), Spanish (161,000), Standard Latvian (8,000), Tamil (35,000), Tarifit, Tigrigna (15,000), Tosk Albanian (25,000), Tunisian Spoken Arabic (26,000), Turkish (2,110,000), Turkmen, Turoyo (20,000), Urdu (23,000), Uyghur, Vietnamese (60,000), Vlax Romani (5,000)
Deaf Population
50,000–8,000,000 (Van Cleve 1986)
General References
Barbour and Stevenson 1990, Campbell and King 2011, Comrie 1987, Salminen 2007, Stephens 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Germany is 24. All are living languages. Of these, 18 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 9 are developing, 6 are vigorous, and 7 are in trouble.
Products
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