Colombia

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Colombia
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for Colombia is 89. Of these, 82 are living and 7 are extinct. Of the living languages, 78 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 23 are developing, 7 are vigorous, 36 are in trouble, and 13 are dying.
Official Name
Republic of Colombia
Population

46,737,000 (2015 World Factbook)

Principal Languages
Spanish
Literacy Rate
94% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Catalan, Vlax Romani (4,850), Yuhup (100)
Deaf Population
50,000 in Bogotá, half school-aged (1992)
General References
Arango Ochoa and Sánchez Gutierrez 1998; Campbell 1997; Crevels 2007
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Colombia is 89. Of these, 82 are living and 7 are extinct. Of the living languages, 78 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 23 are developing, 7 are vigorous, 36 are in trouble, and 13 are dying.
Products
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