Mauritania

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Mauritania
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Mauritania is 7. All are living languages. Of these, 5 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 3 are developing, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
Islamic Republic of Mauritania
Population

3,537,000 (2013 census)

Principal Languages
French, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
52% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Bambara (15,600), Tamashek (101,000)
General References
Applegate 1970, Gerteiny 1967, Welmers 1971b
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Mauritania is 7. All are living languages. Of these, 5 are indigenous and 2 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 3 are developing, and 1 is dying.
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