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Papua New Guinea has over 850 languages spoken, which is 13% of world's total languages .

Papua New Guinea is an Oceanian  country having  an area of about  462,842 sq km and a population of over 7 million.

It is undoubtedly one of the most cultural diverse countries of the world with over 850 languages being spoken in the country ,which contributes to about 13% of the total languages in the world.These languages are being spoken by the inhabited tribal groups of the country.
Menya River in Papua New Guinea 
The official languages of the country are Tok Pisin ,English and Hiri Motu.The other languages spoken in the country includes  Austronasian languages ,Papuan Languages , German etc.

Some of the languages spoken in  Papua New Guinea are endangered (See List)


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