East Timor

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East Timor
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for East Timor is 21. Of these, 20 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 19 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 1 is developing, 11 are vigorous, 5 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
Democratic Republic of East Timor
Population Full

1,261,000 (2016 World Factbook)

Principal Languages
Portuguese, Tetun Dili
Literacy Rate
68% (2017 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
English (810)
General References
Edwards 2016a, Edwards 2016b, Fox 1991, Gray et al 2009, Grimes et al 1997, Ross 2005, Williams-van Klinken and Williams 2015, Wurm 2007, Wurm and Hattori 1981
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for East Timor is 21. Of these, 20 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 19 are indigenous and 1 is non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 1 is developing, 11 are vigorous, 5 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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