Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstan
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Kazakhstan is 14. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are indigenous and 10 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 9 are developing, 2 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
Republic of Kazakhstan
Population

17,625,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Kazakh, Russian
Literacy Rate
100% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Armenian (19,000), Avar (2,900), Bashkort (41,200), Belarusan (8,660), Bulgarian (11,000), Chechen (24,500), Chuvash (21,900), Dargwa (1,800), Eastern Mari (12,000), Erzya (29,500), Gagauz, Georgian (9,300), Greek (46,000), Karachay-Balkar (2,900), Karakalpak, Korean (36,100), Kumyk (1,800), Kyrgyz (17,200), Lak (620), Lezgi (13,700), Lithuanian (11,000), Nogai (160), North Azerbaijani (62,600), Northern Kurdish (34,000), Ossetic (4,200), Polish (3,160), Pontic, Romanian (33,000), Standard Estonian (3,600), Standard Latvian (3,300), Tabassaran (230), Turkmen (3,270), Udmurt (15,800)
General References
Campbell and King 2011, Sebeok 1963
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Kazakhstan is 14. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are indigenous and 10 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 9 are developing, 2 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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