South Sudan

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Official Name
Republic of South Sudan
Population
8,261,000
National Languages
English
General References
Bender 1983; Doornbos and Bender 1983; Stevenson 1984
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for South Sudan is 71. Of these, 68 are living and 3 are extinct. Of the living languages, 25 are institutional, 13 are developing, 13 are vigorous, 11 are in trouble, and 6 are dying.