Maldives

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Maldives
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Maldives is 2. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional.
Official Name
Republic of Maldives
Population

393,000 (2015 World Factbook)

General Remarks
1,200 islands; 203 inhabited
Principal Languages
English, Maldivian
Literacy Rate
98% (2006 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Arabic (300)
Deaf Population
15,280
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Maldives is 2. All are living languages. Of these, 1 is indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional.