Algeria

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Algeria
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Algeria is 18. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 3 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 7 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Official Name
Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria
Population

38,297,000 (2013 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Algerian Spoken Arabic, French, Kabyle, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
64% (2006 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Kidal Tamasheq, Spanish (300), Tadaksahak (1,800)
General References
Applegate 1970; Bateson 1967; Cohen 1985; Fischer and Jastrow 1980; Marçais 1977; Zavadovskii 1962
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Algeria is 18. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are institutional, 3 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 7 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Products
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