Gabon

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Gabon
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Gabon is 42. All are living languages. Of these, 40 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 3 are developing, 25 are vigorous, 8 are in trouble, and 5 are dying.
Official Name
Gabonese Republic
Population

1,725,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
82% (2012 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language (2,000)
Deaf Population
2,000
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Grollemund 2005, Jacquot 1978, Medjo Mvé 2013 Mokrani 2005, Peindi 2010, Ruhlen 1987
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Gabon is 42. All are living languages. Of these, 40 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 3 are developing, 25 are vigorous, 8 are in trouble, and 5 are dying.
Products
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