Uzbekistan

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Official Name
Republic of Uzbekistan, Ozbekiston Respublikasi
Population
28,161,000
National Languages
Northern Uzbek
Literacy Rate
99% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Armenian (50,000), Bashkort (35,000), Belarusan (29,000), Chechen, Chuvash (8,870), Dargwa (1,340), Domari, Dungan (1,400), Erzya (14,200), Georgian (4,090), Ingush, Iranian Persian (31,100), Karachay-Balkar (610), Korean (183,000), Kyrgyz (176,000), Lak (1,760), Lezgi (1,590), Lithuanian (1,040), Nogai (150), North Azerbaijani (44,000), Ossetic (6,000), Parya (1,000), Romanian (3,150), Standard German (40,000), Tabassaran (220), Tajiki Spoken Arabic, Tatar (468,000), Turkmen (228,000), Ukrainian (153,000), Uyghur (36,000)
Deaf Population
22,055
General References
Akiner 1983; Paper 1978; Sebeok 1963
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Uzbekistan is 9. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are institutional, 3 are developing, 1 is vigorous, and 1 is dying.