Jordan

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Official Name
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Population

6,530,000 (2013 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
South Levantine Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
89% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Egyptian Spoken Arabic (10,000), Greek, Mesopotamian Spoken Arabic (500,000), North Mesopotamian Spoken Arabic (200,000), Northern Kurdish (4,000), South Azerbaijani (4,000)
Deaf Population
240,200
General References
Fischer and Jastrow 1980; Ingham 1982; Johnstone 1967; Sebeok 1963
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Jordan is 10. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are institutional, 3 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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