Iran

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Iran
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Iran is 78. Of these, 76 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 5 are institutional, 8 are developing, 27 are vigorous, 31 are in trouble, and 5 are dying.
Official Name
Islamic Republic of Iran
Population

76,942,000 (2013 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
Iranian Persian
Literacy Rate
81% (2008 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
Dari (1,000,000), Hulaul√° (350), Tajiki, Turkish (2,570)
Deaf Population
3,978,100
General References
Drower 1937; Oberling 1974; Sebeok 1970
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Iran is 78. Of these, 76 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 5 are institutional, 8 are developing, 27 are vigorous, 31 are in trouble, and 5 are dying.
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