How many languages are there in the world? If you're familiar with the Ethnologue, you already know that the answer is in the thousands. But what does that really look like? Where are these languages?
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A language of Russia. Population: 254,000 in Russian Federation (2010 census), increasing. Ethnic population: 268,000 (2010 census). Total users in all countries: 283,400. Status: 4 (Educational). De facto language of provincial...
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