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[eng] Population: 1,525,440 in Rwanda, all users. L1 users: 5,440 in Rwanda (2011 UNSD). L2 users: 1,520,000 (Pinyon and Haydon 2010). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national working language (2003, Constitution, Article 5). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English.

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French
[fra] Population: 668,030 in Rwanda, all users. L1 users: 3,030 in Rwanda (2011 UNSD). L2 users: 665,000 (2015). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national working language (2003, Constitution, Article 5). Alternate Names: français. Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Gallo-Romance, Gallo-Rhaetian, Oïl, French.

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Kinyarwanda
[kin] Population: 10,600,000 in Rwanda (2013). Total users in all countries: 12,120,250. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (2003, Constitution, Article 5). Alternate Names: Hima, Ikinyarwanda, Orunyarwanda, Ruanda, Rwanda, Rwandan, Urunyaruanda. Autonym: Kinyarwanda. Dialects: Igikiga (Igishiru, Ikigoyi, Kiga, Tshiga), Bufumbwa, Hutu (Hera, Lera, Ndara, Ndogo, Shobyo, Tshogo, Ululera), Rutwa (Twa), Gitwa, Ikinyanduga. Mutually intelligible with Rundi [run]. Classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, J, Ruanda-Rundi (D.61).

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