Mali

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Official Name
Republic of Mali, République du Mali
Population
14,500,000
National Languages
French
Literacy Rate
20% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Matya Samo (230), North Levantine Spoken Arabic (550), Siamou (20,000), Wolof
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Capron 1973; Manessy 1961, 1963, 1975, 1981; Nicolaï 1979, 1981, 1983
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Mali is 66. All are living languages. Of these, 13 are institutional, 17 are developing, 32 are vigorous, and 4 are in trouble.