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Russian Federation
A country in Europe
The number of individual languages listed for Russian Federation is 117. Of these, 115 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 100 are indigenous and 15 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 18 are institutional, 25 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 38 are in trouble, and 32 are dying.
Official Name
The Russian Federation
Population Full

144,342,000 (2016 UNSD)

Principal Languages
Russian
Literacy Rate
100% (2017 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Abkhaz (6,790), Arabic (46,800), Assyrian Neo-Aramaic (4,470), Belarusian (174,000), Bulgarian (22,900), Crimean Tatar (310), Czech (13,100), Dungan (500), Gagauz (5,920), Georgian (171,000), Greek (42,500), Hebrew (18,800), Hindi (6,330), Hungarian (6,890), Iranian Persian (13,100), Italian (83,200), Japanese (33,900), Karakalpak (870), Kazakh (401,000), Kyrgyz (80,300), Lithuanian (31,300), Mandarin Chinese (70,700), Mingrelian (1,530), Northern Kurdish (34,700), Northern Uzbek (273,500), Norwegian (4,930), Plautdietsch, Pontic (358,000), Portuguese (11,200), Romanian (117,000), Slovak (1,450), Slovene (2,020), Spanish (3,000), Standard Estonian (15,600), Standard Latvian (30,100), Swedish (7,400), Tajik (142,000), Talysh (3,400), Turkish (146,000), Udi (2,270), Ukrainian (1,130,000), Uyghur (1,050), Vietnamese (10,100)
General References
Bright 1992, Campbell and King 2011, Comrie 1987, Kibrik 1991, Michalchenko 2003, Salminen 2007, Sebeok 1963
Deaf Population
120,500
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Russian Federation is 117. Of these, 115 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 100 are indigenous and 15 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 18 are institutional, 25 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 38 are in trouble, and 32 are dying.
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