State of Eritrea
6,528,000 (2015 USCB)
Independence from Ethiopia 1993. 1997 Constitution still not in effect
English, Standard Arabic, Tigrigna
74% (2015 World Factbook)
Amharic, Central Kanuri, Hadrami Spoken Arabic (100,000), Hausa, Ta’izzi-Adeni Spoken Arabic (18,000)
The number of individual languages listed for Eritrea is 15. All are living languages. Of these, 9 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 6 are institutional, 4 are developing, 4 are vigorous, and 1 is dying.
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