Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Democratic Republic of the Congo
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Democratic Republic of the Congo is 212. Of these, 211 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 206 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 9 are institutional, 31 are developing, 156 are vigorous, 8 are in trouble, and 7 are dying.
Official Name
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Population Full

78,700,000 (2016 World Bank)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
77% (2017 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Greek
General References
Bastin 1978, Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Campbell and King 2011, Olson 1996
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Democratic Republic of the Congo is 212. Of these, 211 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 206 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 9 are institutional, 31 are developing, 156 are vigorous, 8 are in trouble, and 7 are dying.
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