List of Endangered Languages in Africa

List Of Endangered Languages In Africa

An endangered language is a language that it is at risk of falling out of use, generally because it has few surviving speakers. If it loses all of its native speakers, it becomes an extinct language.

Africa is the world's second-largest and second most-populous continent. At about 30.2 million kmĀ² (11.7 million sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4% of the total land area. With about 922 million people (as of 2005) in 61 territories, it accounts for about 14.2% of the world's human population. The continent is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Suez Canal and the Red Sea to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the southeast, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. There are 53 countries, including Madagascar and all the island groups.

Read more about List Of Endangered Languages In Africa:  Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Mauritania, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania

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List Of Endangered Languages In Africa - Tanzania
... Tanzania Language Comments No ... Speakers Source ISO 639-3 Ethnologue entry Gweno language Few (2000 M Brenzinger) 2,000 or more ... Ethnologue gwe Gweno Ongamo language Also Ngasa language Red Book of Endangered Languages isocode Ngasa language ...

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