Tanzania

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Tanzania
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Tanzania is 126. Of these, 125 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 117 are indigenous and 8 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 20 are developing, 58 are vigorous, 37 are in trouble, and 8 are dying.
Official Name
United Republic of Tanzania
Population Full

53,951,000 (2016 World Factbook)

Principal Languages
English, Swahili
Literacy Rate
80% (2017 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Chinese, Rundi (246,000)
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 126. Of these, 125 are living and 1 is extinct. Of the living languages, 117 are indigenous and 8 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 20 are developing, 58 are vigorous, 37 are in trouble, and 8 are dying.
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