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Brazil
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Brazil is 237. Of these, 216 are living and 21 are extinct. Of the living languages, 201 are indigenous and 15 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 6 are institutional, 31 are developing, 26 are vigorous, 56 are in trouble, and 97 are dying.
Official Name
Federative Republic of Brazil
Population

204,260,000 (2015 USCB)

Principal Languages
Portuguese
Literacy Rate
91% (2015 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Catalan, Dutch, Japanese (380,000), Korean (37,000), North Levantine Spoken Arabic, Spanish (460,000), Turoyo, Vlax Romani
General References
Campbell 1997, Crevels 2007, Derbyshire and Pullum 1991, Derbyshire and Pullum 1998, Dixon and Aikhenvald 1999, Hopper 1967, Moore 2006, Ribeiro 1957, Rodrigues 1986, Rodrigues 1999
Deaf Population
5750800
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Brazil is 237. Of these, 216 are living and 21 are extinct. Of the living languages, 201 are indigenous and 15 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 6 are institutional, 31 are developing, 26 are vigorous, 56 are in trouble, and 97 are dying.
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