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Arabic, Cypriot Spoken
[acy] Kyrenia district: north shore; Limassol district: south shore; Lefkosia district: Kormakiti, Nicosia city, and Peristonem; several Maronite mountain villages. Mainly urban communities. Population: 9,760 (2013 UNSD). Status: 7 (Shifting). Alternate Names: Cypriot Maronite Arabic, Kormakiti, Maronite. Autonym: Sanna. Dialects: A member of macrolanguage Arabic [ara]. Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, South, Arabic.

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Armenian, Western
[hyw] Major cities. Population: 1,410 in Cyprus (2013 UNSD). Status: 7 (Shifting). Classification: Indo-European, Armenian.

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English
[eng] Population: 888,800 in Cyprus, all users. L1 users: 34,800 in Cyprus (2013 UNSD). L2 users: 854,000 (European Commission 2012). Status: 4 (Educational). Alternate Names: Ingilizce. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English.

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Greek
[ell] Larnaka, Lefkosia, Limassol, and Pafos districts (southern Cyprus). Population: 1,168,500 in Cyprus, all users. L1 users: 1,110,000 in Cyprus (European Commission 2012). L2 users: 58,500 (European Commission 2012). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1960, Constitution, Article 3(1)). Dialects: Cypriot Greek. Classification: Indo-European, Greek, Attic.

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Turkish
[tur] Widespread in Northern Cyprus. Population: 300,000 in Cyprus (2016). 300,000 speakers in Northern Cyprus. 1,410 Turkish speakers in the Republic of Cyprus (2013 UNSD). Status: 2 (Provincial). De facto provincial language in Northern Cyprus. Alternate Names: Osmanli, Türkçe. Classification: Turkic, Southern, Turkish.

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