Guinea

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Guinea
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Guinea is 39. Of these, 37 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 35 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 10 are developing, 14 are vigorous, 5 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Guinea
Population Full

12,092,000 (2016 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
30% (2016 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Bandi (12,000), Krio, North Levantine Spoken Arabic (5,200)
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 39. Of these, 37 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 35 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 10 are developing, 14 are vigorous, 5 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
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