Comoros

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Comoros
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Comoros is 6. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 2 are developing, and 2 are vigorous.
Official Name
Union of the Comoros
Population Full

800,000 (2016 World Bank)

General Remarks
Three islands associating together in federation: Ngazidja (Grande Comore), Mwali (Mohéli Island), and Ndzuwani (Anjouan Island)
Principal Languages
French, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
76% (2015 UNESCO)
General References
Chagnoux and Haribou 1980, Chamanga and Gueunie 1967, Ottenheimer and Ottenheimer 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Comoros is 6. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 2 are developing, and 2 are vigorous.
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