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France
A country in Europe
The number of individual languages listed for France is 23. Of these, 21 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 15 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 10 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
Official Name
French Republic
Population

64,688,000 (2016 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
99% (2011 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Algerian Spoken Arabic (1,350,000), Armenian (70,000), Balkan Romani (10,500), Central Atlas Tamazight (150,000), Hmong Daw (10,000), Iranian Persian (40,000), Kabuverdianu (8,000), Kabyle (537,000), Khmer (50,000), Lesser Antillean Creole French (150,000), Morisyen (1,000), Moroccan Spoken Arabic (1,140,000), Tunisian Spoken Arabic (447,000), Turkish (444,000), Vietnamese (10,000), Vlax Romani (10,000), Western Cham (1,000), Wolof (35,000)
General References
Campbell and King 2011, Comrie 1987, Salminen 2007, Stephens 1976
Deaf Population
3506800
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for France is 23. Of these, 21 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 15 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 10 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 3 are dying.
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