Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe
A country in Africa
The number of individual languages listed for Zimbabwe is 21. All are living languages. Of these, 16 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 11 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
Official Name
Republic of Zimbabwe
Population

13,061,000 (2012 census)

Principal Languages
English, Ndebele, Shona
Literacy Rate
84% (2011 World Bank)
Immigrant Languages
Afrikaans, Gujarati (19,000)
General References
Bendor-Samuel and Hartell 1989, Campbell and King 2011
Language Counts
The number of individual languages listed for Zimbabwe is 21. All are living languages. Of these, 16 are indigenous and 5 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, 5 are institutional, 11 are developing, 2 are vigorous, 2 are in trouble, and 1 is dying.
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