Gambia

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Gambia
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Gambia is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 7 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 2 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
Republic of The Gambia
Population

1,968,000 (2015 World Factbook)

Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
53% (2013 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Balanta-Kentohe (26,000), Bambara (5,280), Bandial, Bassari (100), Bayot (500), Jola-Kasa, Krio (9,920), Mankanya (1,200), Mansoanka (1,310), Pular, Upper Guinea Crioulo (13,100), Wolof, Xasonga (1,310)
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Vanderaa 1991
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Gambia is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 7 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 2 are developing, 4 are vigorous, 1 is in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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