Senegal

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Senegal
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Senegal is 38. All are living languages. Of these, 31 are indigenous and 7 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 18 are developing, 7 are vigorous, 8 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Senegal
Population

13,509,000 (2013 census)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
41% (2013 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Bambara (70,000), Kabuverdianu (34,000), Krio (6,100), Mòoré (37,000), Papel (6,200), Portuguese (1,700), Susu (37,000), Vietnamese, Zenaga (2,500)
General References
Barry 1987, Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Campbell and King 2011, Hopkins 1995, Institut Géographique International 1977, Lopis 1980, Sapir 1971, Williams 1993
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Senegal is 38. All are living languages. Of these, 31 are indigenous and 7 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 18 are developing, 7 are vigorous, 8 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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