Tanzania

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Tanzania
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Tanzania is 127. Of these, 125 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 117 are indigenous and 8 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 18 are developing, 58 are vigorous, 39 are in trouble, and 8 are dying.
Official Name
United Republic of Tanzania
Population

51,046,000 (2015 USCB)

Principal Languages
English, Swahili
Literacy Rate
79% (2012 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese, Rundi (150,000)
General References
Campbell and King 2011, Dimmendaal 1989, Maho and Sands 2002, Nurse and Philippson 1980, Polomé and Hill 1980, Schadeberg and Bender 1981, Taylor 1962, Whiteley 1969, Willis 1966
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Tanzania is 127. Of these, 125 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 117 are indigenous and 8 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 18 are developing, 58 are vigorous, 39 are in trouble, and 8 are dying.
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