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Intangible Cultural Heritage - Endangered languages

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UNESCO Interactive Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger

The online edition of the Atlas includes all of the information in the print edition (soon to be released) and much more. Using this interface, you can browse through the endangered languages listed in the 2009 edition of UNESCO’s Atlas, using combinations of search criteria and/or zooming in the map below (see. browsing functionalities). For more detailed information, please consult the Language names and locations, Contribute your comments and FAQ pages.

Country or area:
Number of speakers between
: vulnerable
: definitely endangered
: severely endangered
: critically endangered
: extinct
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The designations employed and the presentation of material in this Atlas do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of UNESCO concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.
Last update: 2009-03-31 12:16:52