Greece

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Greece
A country in Europe
The number of individual languages listed for Greece is 17. Of these, 16 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 13 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 5 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
Official Name
Hellenic Republic
Population

10,958,000 (2014 World Bank)

Principal Languages
Greek
Literacy Rate
98% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (28,000), Armenian (20,000), Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (2,000), Balkan Gagauz Turkish, English (8,000), Iranian Persian (10,000), Ladino (2,000), Northern Kurdish (22,000), Russian, Serbian, Urum, Venetian
Deaf Population
42,600–634,600 (Van Cleve 1986)
General References
Campbell and King 2011, Comrie 1987, Salminen 2007
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Greece is 17. Of these, 16 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 13 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 5 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
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