Algeria

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Algeria
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Algeria is 18. All are living languages. Of these, 14 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 3 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 7 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
Official Name
Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria
Population

39,667,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Algerian Spoken Arabic, French, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
73% (2015 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Kidal Tamasheq, Spanish (300), Tadaksahak (1,800)
General References
Applegate 1970, Bateson 1967, Cohen 1985, Fischer and Jastrow 1980, Marçais 1977, Zavadovskii 1962
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Algeria is 18. All are living languages. Of these, 14 are indigenous and 4 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 3 are institutional, 3 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 7 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.
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