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Which country has so many languages? Also state them.

 
 
pataria
 
Reply Tue 30 Apr, 2013 05:32 am
I want to know about different countries languages.
 
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saab
 
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Reply Tue 30 Apr, 2013 06:09 am
@pataria,
Here it is, even though you forgot to say please.
You could easily have found it yourself on internet.
http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0855611.html
tsarstepan
 
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Reply Tue 30 Apr, 2013 06:44 am
@saab,
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Languages:
Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 2.7%, other 0.7% (2000 census)
note: the US has no official national language, but English has acquired official status in 28 of the 50 states; Hawaiian is an official language in the state of Hawaii

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/us.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Languages_of_the_United_States
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hingehead
 
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Reply Tue 30 Apr, 2013 06:57 am
@pataria,
Papua New Guinea has 800 languages, I can't name them all.
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Setanta
 
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Reply Tue 30 Apr, 2013 07:08 am
India, look 'em for yourself.
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laughoutlood
 
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Reply Tue 30 Apr, 2013 11:10 pm
@pataria,
http://www.vistawide.com/languages/20_countries_most_languages.htm

Papua New Guinea tops the list with 820 including it's official language Tok Pisin with which I am passingly familiar.
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shubhi01
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Reply Wed 1 May, 2013 12:05 am
@pataria,
Papua New Guinea has 820 languages, There official languages are -Hiri Motu, Tok Pisin, English.
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Setanta
 
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Reply Wed 1 May, 2013 01:51 am
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Individual mother tongues in India number several hundred; the 1961 census recognized 1,652 (SIL Ethnologue lists 415). (emphasis added)


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