Egypt

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Egypt
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Egypt is 15. All are living languages. Of these, 10 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 5 are developing, 5 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
Arab Republic of Egypt
Population

88,487,000 (2015 USCB)

Principal Languages
Egyptian Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
74% (2012 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Adyghe, Amharic (5,000), Armenian (6,000), Greek, North Levantine Spoken Arabic (84,600), Sudanese Spoken Arabic (1,520,000), Ta’izzi-Adeni Spoken Arabic (84,600)
General References
Applegate 1970, Wehr and Cowan 1976
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Egypt is 15. All are living languages. Of these, 10 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 5 are developing, 5 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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