Costa Rica

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Costa Rica
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Costa Rica is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 6 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 2 are developing, 6 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Costa Rica
Population

4,718,000 (2014 UNSD)

Principal Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
97% (2011 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Yue Chinese (4,500)
International Conventions
CDE (1963), CPPDCE (2011), CSICH (2007), ICCPR (1968), ILOCITP (1993), UNDRIP (2007)
General References
Adelaar 2007, Campbell 1997
Deaf Population
26240
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Costa Rica is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 6 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 2 are developing, 6 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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