Guinea

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Guinea
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Guinea is 38. Of these, 36 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 34 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 10 are developing, 17 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Guinea
Population

10,629,000 (2015 census)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
30% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Bandi (7,000), Krio
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, O’Toole 1978, Vanderaa 1991, Welmers 1971a
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Guinea is 38. Of these, 36 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 34 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 10 are developing, 17 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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