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Number Of Languages in Africa

How many languages are spoken in Africa?

2,110.

According to the Ethnologue website, there are currently 2,110 living languages spoken in Africa, which represents over 30% of the world’â„¢s living languages. The average number of speakers per language is only 344,291, and African countries’â„¢ official languages belong not only to the Afro-Asiatic or the Niger-Congo language families, but also to the Indo-European family, such as French and Portuguese.

This fact is verified on : May 13, 2010.





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  1. i want to know the total number of cities in malaysia /africa

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