Chad

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Chad
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Chad is 134. Of these, 131 are living and 3 are extinct. Of the living languages, 11 are institutional, 33 are developing, 58 are vigorous, 19 are in trouble, and 10 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Chad, République du Tchad
Population

12,825,000 (2013 World Bank)

Principal Languages
French, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
24% (2011 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language
Deaf Population
7,000
General References
Barreteau and Newman 1978; Bender 2000; Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; Boyeldieu 1977; Caprile 1977; Doornbos and Bender 1983; Jungraithmayr 1981; LeRouvreur 1989
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Chad is 134. Of these, 131 are living and 3 are extinct. Of the living languages, 11 are institutional, 33 are developing, 58 are vigorous, 19 are in trouble, and 10 are dying.
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