Zambia

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Zambia
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Zambia is 46. All are living languages. Of these, 37 are indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 10 are institutional, 17 are developing, 13 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Zambia
Population Full

15,972,000 (2017 World Factbook)

Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
63% (2017 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language, Fwe, Hai||om, Mandarin Chinese (20,000), Ndebele (5,800), Nyemba, Portuguese (2,000), Serbian (2,000), Urdu
General References
Brenzinger 1998, Ohannessian and Kashoki 1978
Deaf Population
16,000
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Zambia is 46. All are living languages. Of these, 37 are indigenous and 9 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 10 are institutional, 17 are developing, 13 are vigorous, 4 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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