Madagascar

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Madagascar
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Madagascar is 14. All are living languages. Of these, 12 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 1 is developing, 9 are vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.
Official Name
Republic of Madagascar
Population

23,700,000 (2016 PRB)

Principal Languages
French, Plateau Malagasy
Literacy Rate
65% (2016 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (20,000), Chinese (16,000), Maore Comorian (3,000), Morisyen (4,000), Mwali Comorian (1,000), Ndzwani Comorian (8,000), Ngazidja Comorian (8,000), Réunion Creole French
International Conventions
ACHPR (1992), CDE (1964), CPPDCE (2006), CSICH (2006), ICCPR (1971), UNDRIP (2007)
General References
Bouwer 2010; Campbell and King 2011
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Madagascar is 14. All are living languages. Of these, 12 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 1 is developing, 9 are vigorous, and 1 is in trouble.
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