Jordan

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Jordan
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Jordan is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are indigenous and 7 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 3 are developing, 3 are vigorous, and 3 are in trouble.
Official Name
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Population

9,456,000 (2016 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
South Levantine Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
98% (2017 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Greek, Mesopotamian Spoken Arabic (760,000)
General References
Fischer and Jastrow 1980, Ingham 1982, Johnstone 1967, Sebeok 1963
Deaf Population
240,200
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Jordan is 11. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are indigenous and 7 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 3 are developing, 3 are vigorous, and 3 are in trouble.
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