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Kabuverdianu
[kea] Widespread. Population: 492,000 in Cape Verde Islands, all users. L1 users: 478,000 in Cape Verde Islands (2010 census), increasing. L2 users: 14,000 (2010 census). 74,000 monolinguals (2010 census). Ethnic population: 1,000,000 (2010 Gabinete de Migração Cabo-verdiana). Total users in all countries: 1,191,000 (as L1: 1,177,000; as L2: 14,000). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (2010, Constitution, Article 9(2-3)). Alternate Names: Caboverdiano, Cape Verdean Creole, Criol, Crioulo, Krioulu. Autonym: Kabuverdianu, Kriol. Dialects: Kabuverdianu di Santiagu (“Badiu” (pej.), Caboverdiano de Santiago, Kriol di Santiagu), Kabuverdianu di Brava (Caboverdiano de Brava, Kriol di Brava), Kabuverdianu di Fogu (Caboverdiano de Fogo, Kriol di Fogu), Kabuverdianu di Sonsente (Caboverdiano de São Vicente, Kriol di Sonsente, “Sanpadjudu” (pej.)), Kabuverdianu di Maiu (Caboverdiano de Maio, Kriol di Maiu), Kabuverdianu di Sintanton (Caboverdiano de Santo Antão, Kriol di Sintanton), Kabuverdianu di Son Nikulau (Caboverdiano de São Nicolau, Kriol di Son Nikulau), Kabuverdianu di Sal (Caboverdiano de Sal, Kriol di Sal), Kabuverdianu di Buvista (Caboverdiano de Boa Vista, Kriol di Buvista). Classification: Creole, Portuguese based.

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Portuguese
[por] Major cities. Population: 367,800 in Cape Verde Islands, all users. L1 users: 11,800 in Cape Verde Islands (2010 census). L2 users: 356,000 (2010 census). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national working language (1992, Constitution, Article 9(1)). Alternate Names: Português. Dialects: Português continental, Portugues brasileiro, Português africano. Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Ibero-Romance, West Iberian, Portuguese-Galician.

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