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  1. These additional features include: Summary tables by language size, status, and family, listing the total number of languages and speakers that fall into each category.
    Summary list by language size, naming every language that falls into each category, along with its basic information.
    List of languages by family, including their full path in the linguistic family tree.
    List of languages by each state, province, or other administrative subdivision of the country.
    Deaf population.
    Index of ISO codes.
    Index of all primary and alternate language names.
    Full bibliography for the country’s data.