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, 3 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 2 are developing, and 2 are in trouble.
Official Name
Republic of Tunisia
Population Full

11,274,000 (2016 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Standard Arabic, Tunisian Spoken Arabic
Literacy Rate
79% (2017 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Algerian Saharan Spoken Arabic (68,000), Algerian Spoken Arabic (256,000), English (1,500), Ghadamès (3,100), Italian (1,100), Libyan Spoken Arabic (290,000), Maltese (3,400), North Levantine Spoken Arabic (23,000)
General References
Applegate 1970, Cohen 1985, S’hiri 1994
Deaf Population
21,240
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, 3 are indigenous and 3 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 2 are developing, and 2 are in trouble.
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