Iraq

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Iraq
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Iraq is 23. All are living languages. Of these, 14 are indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional, 4 are developing, 5 are vigorous, 7 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Iraq
Population Full

37,203,000 (2016 World Bank)

Principal Languages
Mesopotamian Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
79% (2017 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Egyptian Spoken Arabic (401,000), Turkish (2,700), Turoyo (3,000)
General References
Fischer and Jastrow 1980, Jastrow 1978, Johnstone 1967, Kloss and McConnell 1974, Sebeok 1963
Deaf Population
200,000
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Iraq is 23. All are living languages. Of these, 14 are indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 4 are institutional, 4 are developing, 5 are vigorous, 7 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
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