Libya

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Libya
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Libya is 10. Of these, 9 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 2 are institutional, 1 is developing, 2 are vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
State of Libya, Dawlat Libiya
Population

6,201,000 (2013 World Bank)

Principal Languages
Libyan Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
89% (2009 UNSD)
Immigrant Languages
Bulgarian (2,700), Eastern Punjabi (54,000), Egyptian Spoken Arabic (1,000,000), English (10,200), French (6,120), Greek (6,120), Hassaniyya Arabic (40,000), Italian (22,500), Korean (1,000), Maltese (5,400), Mandarin Chinese (1,730), Moroccan Spoken Arabic (228,000), Serbian (21,500), Sinhala (12,200), South Levantine Spoken Arabic (54,000), Sudanese Spoken Arabic (227,000), Swahili (2,000), Ta’izzi-Adeni Spoken Arabic (98,000), Tedaga (2,000), Tunisian Spoken Arabic (159,000), Western Cham, Zaghawa (7,000)
General References
Applegate 1970; Cohen 1985; Welmers 1971
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Libya is 10. Of these, 9 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 2 are institutional, 1 is developing, 2 are vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Products
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