Eritrea

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Eritrea
A country in Africa
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, 5 are institutional, 4 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
State of Eritrea
Population

5,869,000 (2016 World Factbook)

General Remarks
Independence from Ethiopia 1993. 1997 Constitution still not in effect
Principal Languages
English, Standard Arabic, Tigrigna
Literacy Rate
74% (2016 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Amharic, Central Kanuri, Hadrami Spoken Arabic (100,000), Hausa, Ta’izzi-Adeni Spoken Arabic (18,000)
Language Counts
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, 5 are institutional, 4 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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