Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Burkina Faso is 71. All are living languages. Of these, 66 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 25 are developing, 28 are vigorous, 13 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Population

19,034,000 (2016 census)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
35% (2015 World Factbook)
International Conventions
ACHPR (1984), CDE (2012), CPPDCE (2006), CSICH (2006), ICCPR (1999), UNDRIP (2007)
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Harrison and Harrison 2001, Kedrebeogo et al 1988, Tiendrebeogo 1983, Tiendrebeogo and Yago 1983, Vanderaa 1991
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Burkina Faso is 71. All are living languages. Of these, 66 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 25 are developing, 28 are vigorous, 13 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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