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Languages of Ecuador

Languages of Ecuador
Official languages Spanish;
Spanish, Kichwa and Shuar for intercultural relations;
Remaining indigenous languages are official where they are spoken[1]
Sign languages Ecuadorian Sign Language

The predominant and official language of Ecuador is Spanish, in addition to Northern Quechua and other pre-colonial American languages, which are spoken by 2,300,000 (Adelaar 1991). Ethnologue lists 24 languages of Ecuador:[2]

References

  1. ^ Constitution of Ecuador 2008, Chapter One, Article 1, Wikisource
  2. ^ http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=EC


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