Cameroon

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Cameroon
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Cameroon is 283. Of these, 277 are living and 6 are extinct. Of the living languages, 273 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 12 are institutional, 101 are developing, 88 are vigorous, 56 are in trouble, and 20 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Cameroon
Population Full

23,924,000 (2016 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
English, French
Literacy Rate
75% (2017 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Efai (890)
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Bikoi 2012, Campbell and King 2011, Dieu and Renaud 1983, Dimmendaal and Voeltz 2007
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Cameroon is 283. Of these, 277 are living and 6 are extinct. Of the living languages, 273 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 12 are institutional, 101 are developing, 88 are vigorous, 56 are in trouble, and 20 are dying.
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