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Languages of Liberia

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Languages of Liberia

Languages of Liberia
Official languages English (American variant)
Sign languages American Sign Language

Liberia is a multilingual country where more than thirty languages are spoken. English is the official language. None of the languages group forms a distinctive majority. These languages can be grouped in four language families: Manding, Kru, Mel, and the divergent language Gola.[1][2]

Language groups

Mel languages
Manding languages
Kru languages

Notes and references

  1. ^ page on Languages of LiberiaEthnologue
  2. ^ Aménagement linguistique dans le monde - Liberia

External links

  • PanAfriL10n page on Liberia
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