Jordan

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Jordan
A country in Asia
The number of individual languages listed for Jordan is 10. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 3 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Population

7,595,000 (2015 UNDESA)

Principal Languages
South Levantine Spoken Arabic, Standard Arabic
Literacy Rate
76% (2015 World Factbook)
Immigrant Languages
Egyptian Spoken Arabic (10,000), Greek, Mesopotamian Spoken Arabic (500,000), North Mesopotamian Spoken Arabic (200,000)
Deaf Population
240,200
General References
Fischer and Jastrow 1980, Ingham 1982, Johnstone 1967, Sebeok 1963
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Jordan is 10. All are living languages. Of these, 4 are indigenous and 6 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 2 are institutional, 3 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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