Kazakhstan

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Official Name
Republic of Kazakhstan
Population
16,036,000
National Languages
Kazakh, Russian
Literacy Rate
100% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Armenian (19,000), Avar (960), Bashkort (21,400), Belarusan (183,000), Chechen, Chuvash (22,900), Dargwa (640), Eastern Mari (9,090), Erzya (34,400), Gagauz, Georgian (7,700), Greek (47,000), Karachay-Balkar (1,460), Karakalpak, Korean (103,000), Kumyk (550), Kyrgyz (9,610), Lak (620), Lezgi (2,570), Lithuanian (11,000), Nogai (160), North Azerbaijani (90,000), Northern Kurdish (25,000), Ossetic (3,490), Polish (61,400), Pontic, Romanian (33,000), Tabassaran (220), Turkmen (3,270), Udmurt (15,800)
General References
Sebeok 1963
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Kazakhstan is 14. All are living languages. Of these, 5 are institutional, 7 are developing, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.