Afghanistan

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Afghanistan
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Afghanistan is 42. Of these, 41 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 35 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional, 5 are developing, 20 are vigorous, 5 are in trouble, and 7 are dying.
Official Name
Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Population

32,567,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Dari, Southern Pashto
Literacy Rate
38% (2015 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Uyghur (3,000)
General References
Bashir 2003, Dupree 1980, Farhadi and Raven 1967, Grjunberg 1968, Morgenstierne 1974, Payne 1987, Sebeok 1970, Strand 1973, Strand 2001
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Afghanistan is 42. Of these, 41 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 35 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional, 5 are developing, 20 are vigorous, 5 are in trouble, and 7 are dying.
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