Greece

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Greece
A country in Europe
The number of individual languages listed for Greece is 17. Of these, 16 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 13 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 5 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
Official Name
Hellenic Republic
Population

10,816,000 (2014 census)

Principal Languages
Greek
Literacy Rate
97% (2015 UNSD)
Immigrant Languages
Armenian (20,000), Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (2,000), Balkan Gagauz Turkish, English (8,000), French (42,200), Iranian Persian (10,000), Ladino (2,000), Northern Kurdish (22,000), Serbian, Urum, Venetian
International Conventions
CPPDCE (2007), CSICH (2007), ICCPR (1997), UNDRIP (2007)
General References
Campbell and King 2011, Comrie 1987, Salminen 2007
Deaf Population
42,600–634,600 (Van Cleve 1986)
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Greece is 17. Of these, 16 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 13 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 5 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
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