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Benin

Beninese and Beninois Language Stats

Definitions

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
French status Official language. Bible 1530-1986. 2044
Languages French (official), Fon and Yoruba (most common vernaculars in south), tribal languages (at least six major ones in north) 2008
Linguistic diversity index 0.785 2009 33th out of 200
Major language(s) French (official) Fon, Ge, Bariba, Yoruba, Dendi 2013

Citation

"Benin Language Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Benin/Language