Central African Republic

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Central African Republic
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Central African Republic is 71. All are living languages. Of these, 65 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 17 are developing, 48 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Official Name
The Central African Republic
Population

4,900,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
French, Sango
Literacy Rate
36% (2015 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language, Bangi (7,440), Bomitaba (220), Gbaya, Hausa (20,000), Lingala (10,700), Mbandja (1,400), Ngbaka (3,000), Ngundi, Northern Ngbandi (290), Shuwa Arabic (63,000)
General References
Agence de Coopération Culturelle et Technique 1988, Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Moñino 1988
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Central African Republic is 71. All are living languages. Of these, 65 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 17 are developing, 48 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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