Guinea

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Official Name
Republic of Guinea, République de Guinée, Guinea-Conakry
Population
10,218,000
National Languages
French
Literacy Rate
30% (2010 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Bandi (7,000), Krio
Deaf Institutions
3
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989; O’Toole 1978; Vanderaa 1991; Welmers 1971
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Guinea is 39. Of these, 37 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 7 are institutional, 9 are developing, 17 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 2 are dying.