Côte d’Ivoire

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Côte d’Ivoire
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Côte d’Ivoire is 87. Of these, 86 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 75 are indigenous and 11 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional, 36 are developing, 30 are vigorous, 12 are in trouble, and 4 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Cote d’Ivoire
Population Full

23,900,000 (2016 World Bank)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
57% (2017 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Bisa (127,000), Dogoso, Eastern Karaboro (5,610), Glaro-Twabo, Jenaama Bozo, Khe, Malba Birifor, Mòoré (1,360,000), Siamou, Sìcìté Sénoufo, Soninke (185,000), Southern Toussian, Turka, Vietnamese
General References
Institut de Linguistique Appliquée 1983, Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Delafosse 1904
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Côte d’Ivoire is 87. Of these, 86 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 75 are indigenous and 11 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional, 36 are developing, 30 are vigorous, 12 are in trouble, and 4 are dying.
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