French Guiana

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Official Name
Guyane
Sovereignty Comment
Overseas department and integral part of France
Population
231,000
Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
83%
Immigrant Languages
North Levantine Spoken Arabic (800)
Deaf Population
220–1,800
General References
Butt 1966; Crevels 2007
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for French Guiana is 13. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is institutional, 5 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.