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Language Data

  • Alternate names: Português Also: in -- Português
  • Scriptures published: Bible (1751--1995) New Testament (1681--2004) Portions (1505--2004)
    FCBH (Almeida Revista e Corrigida) See above
    The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: No information available.
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Portugal
  • Region: Widespread; also, Azores and Madeira autonomous regions
  • Also used in:
  • Religion: Christian
  • Status: Statutory national language in Angola; Statutory national language in Brazil; Statutory national language in Cape Verde Islands; Statutory national language in East Timor; De facto national language in Guinea-Bissau; Statutory provincial working language in Macao; Statutory national language in Mozambique; Statutory national language in Portugal; De facto national language in São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Number of users: 203,349,200 (10,600,000 in Portugal (2008); 600)
  • Vitality: National

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)

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