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[eng] 20,000 in Rwanda (Crystal 2003a), L2 users. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national working language (2003, Constitution, Article 5). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English. Comments: Non-indigenous. May be more users of English [eng] than French [fra].

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French
[fra] 639,030 in Rwanda, all users. L1 users: 3,030 (2011 UNSD). L2 users: 636,000 (2013). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national working language (2003, Constitution, Article 5). Alternate Names: Français. Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Gallo-Romance, Gallo-Rhaetian, Oïl, French. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Kinyarwanda
[kin] 10,600,000 (2013). Total users in all countries: 12,115,000. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (2003, Constitution, Article 5). Alternate Names: Hima, Ikinyarwanda, Orunyarwanda, Ruanda, Rwanda, Rwandan, Urunyaruanda. Autonym: Kinyarwanda. Dialects: Igikiga (Igishiru, Ikigoyi, Kiga, Tshiga), Bufumbwa, Hutu (Hera, Lera, Ndara, Ndogo, Shobyo, Tshogo, Ululera), Rutwa (Twa), Gitwa, Ikinyanduga. Intelligible of Rundi [run]. Classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, J, Ruanda-Rundi (D.61). Comments: Christian, Muslim, traditional religion.

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