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Extinct: no
Family: Other
Branch: Pidgin
Continent: Worldwide
Country: Various
 
Region:Spoken in a wide variety of countries throughout the world.
Countries Where Spoken: Haiti, Mauritius, Louisiana USA, Belize, Cape Verde, Kalimantan, Indonesia, Liberia, Seychelles, Guinea-Bissau, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vanuatu, Gibraltar, Barbados, Lesser Antilles, Papua New Guinea, Far-North-East Australia, South-West Papua Patois, Saint Lucia, Nagaland, India
Countries Where Official: Haiti, Mauritius, Louisiana USA, Belize, Cape Verde, Kalimantan, Indonesia, Liberia, Seychelles, Guinea-Bissau, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vanuatu, Gibraltar, Barbados, Lesser Antilles, Papua New Guinea, Far-North-East Australia, South-West Papua Patois, Saint Lucia, Nagaland, India
   
Native Speakers: 24,800,000
Speakers Total: 26,214,643
  
Phrasebase members who speak Creole at a native level: 0
Phrasebase members who speak Creole at a conversational level: 0
Phrasebase members primary language they are trying to learn is Creole: 0
Phrasebase members secondary language they are trying to learn is Creole: 0
  
Three Letter Code: CRE
Alternative Names: Haitian Creole, French-based Creole, Mauritian Creole, Louisiana Creole, Belizean Kriol, Cape Verdean Creole, Krio Dayak, Liberian Kreyol, Seychellois Creole, Guinea-Bissau Creole, Negerhollands, Bislama, Llanito, Bajan, Barbadian Creole, Antillean Creole, Creole Martiniquais, Tok Pisin, Torres Strait Creole, Brokan, Patois, Nagamese creole
Dialects: Haitian Creole, French-based Creole, Mauritian Creole, Louisiana Creole, Belizean Kriol, Cape Verdean Creole, Krio Dayak, Liberian Kreyol, Seychellois Creole, Guinea-Bissau Creole, Negerhollands, Bislama, Llanito, Bajan, Barbadian Creole, Antillean Creole, Creole Martiniquais, Tok Pisin, Torres Strait Creole, Brokan, Patois, Nagamese creole
 
Summary: Haitian Creole language, French-based, an official language of Haiti. Mauritian Creole, French-based, spoken in Mauritius Louisiana Creole French, spoken in Louisiana. Belizean Kriol language, spoken in Belize Cape Verdean Creole, spoken on the islands of Cape Verde. Krio Dayak language, spoken by Krio Dayak people in West Kalimantan, Indonesia Liberian Kreyol language, spoken in Liberia. Seychellois Creole, French-based, spoken in the Seychelles Guinea-Bissau Creole, spoken in Guinea-Bissau. Negerhollands, a Dutch-based creole, once spoken in the U.S. Virgin Islands Bislama, an English-based creole, spoken in Vanuatu. Llanito, a Spanish- and English-based creole, spoken in Gibraltar Bajan or Barbadian Creole, English-based, spoken in Barbados. Antillean Creole or Créole Martiniquais, French-based, spoken in the Lesser Antilles Tok Pisin, an official language of Papua New Guinea. Torres Strait Creole or Brokan, spoken in Far-North-East Australia, Torres Strait, and South-West Papua Patois, French based, spoken in Saint Lucia. Nagamese creole, based on Assamese, used in in Nagaland, India
 

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