Lesotho

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Lesotho
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Lesotho is 5. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional and 3 are developing.
Official Name
Kingdom of Lesotho
Population

2,100,000 (2015 World Bank)

Principal Languages
English, Southern Sotho
Literacy Rate
79% (2016 UNESCO)
International Conventions
ACHPR (1992), CPPDCE (2010), CSICH (2008), ICCPR (1992), UNDRIP (2007)
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Welmers 1971a
Deaf Population
2000
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Lesotho is 5. All are living languages. Of these, 3 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional and 3 are developing.
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