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Cyprus
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Cyprus is 4. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
Republic of Cyprus
Population Full

1,170,000 (2016 UNDESA)

General Remarks
Two small coastal enclaves of Cyprus are British military bases, sovereign soil of the United Kingdom. The border between the Greek and Turkish sectors is a buffer strip, administered by the United Nations
Principal Languages
Greek
Literacy Rate
99% (2017 UNSD)
Immigrant Languages
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic, Bulgarian (18,400), Chinese (1,220), English (34,800), French (1,140), North Levantine Spoken Arabic, Polish (2,810), Romanian (24,300), Russian (21,000), Sinhala (7,160), Standard German (1,290), Tagalog (9,110)
General References
Borg 1985
Deaf Population
49,300
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Cyprus is 4. All are living languages. Of these, 2 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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