Réunion Creole French

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A language of Réunion

Population

555,000 in Réunion (1987).

Location

Also in Madagascar.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

25% are white, poor, live in the mountainous interior, and speak archaic highland varieties. 25% are Indian, live in coastal lowlands, and speak the basilect. 45% are African or mixed race, live in coastal lowlands, and speak the basilect. Increasingly positive attitudes on the island. Also use French [fra].

Language Development
Grammar.
Writing
Latin script.