Tunisia

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Tunisia
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Tunisia is 8. Of these, 6 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 2 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 2 are developing, and 2 are in trouble.
Official Name
Republic of Tunisia
Population

10,983,000 (2014 census)

Principal Languages
Standard Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Arabic
Literacy Rate
80% (2012 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Ghadamès (2,000), Greek (300), Italian (9,700), Maltese (3,000)
Deaf Population
21,240
General References
Applegate 1970, Cohen 1985, S’hiri 1994
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Tunisia is 8. Of these, 6 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 2 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 2 are developing, and 2 are in trouble.
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