Nigeria

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Nigeria
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Nigeria is 527. Of these, 520 are living and 7 are extinct. Of the living languages, 510 are indigenous and 10 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 20 are institutional, 78 are developing, 350 are vigorous, 28 are in trouble, and 44 are dying.
Official Name
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Population

182,200,000 (2015 World Bank)

Principal Languages
English
Literacy Rate
60% (2016 UNESCO)
Immigrant Languages
American Sign Language, Bagirmi, Klao, Mbay, Mpade, Ngambay, Pana
International Conventions
ACHPR (1983), CDE (1969), CPPDCE (2008), CSICH (2005), ICCPR (1993), UNDRIP (2007)
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Blench 1992, Blench 2003, Blench 2011, Blench 2015, Campbell and King 2011, Connell 1994, Crozier and Blench 1992, Dimmendaal and Voeltz 2007, Hansford et al 1976, Hon et al 2014, Nengel 1999
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Nigeria is 527. Of these, 520 are living and 7 are extinct. Of the living languages, 510 are indigenous and 10 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 20 are institutional, 78 are developing, 350 are vigorous, 28 are in trouble, and 44 are dying.
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