French Guiana

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French Guiana
A country in Americas
The number of individual languages listed for French Guiana is 13. All are living languages. Of these, 7 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 5 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
Guyane
Sovereignty Comment
Overseas department and integral part of France
Population

231,000 (2010 census)

Principal Languages
French
Literacy Rate
83%
Immigrant Languages
Haitian Creole, Hmong Njua, North Levantine Spoken Arabic (800)
Deaf Population
220–1,800
General References
Butt 1966, Crevels 2007
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for French Guiana is 13. All are living languages. Of these, 7 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 1 is institutional, 5 are developing, 3 are vigorous, 3 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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