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  • At my estimate, 45. The way I got to this: using only country names listed at (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Countries), I used the languages (not including extinct languages) listed for these regions at the Ethnologue (http://www.ethnologue.com/home.asp) of the the Summer Institute of Linguistics to get these: Afghanistan 47. Albania 7. Algeria 18. Andorra 3. Angola 41. Antigua and Barbuda 2. Argentina 25. Armenia 6 . Australia 234. Austria 9. Azerbaijan 14. The Bahamas 2. Bahrain 3. Bangladesh 39. Barbados 2. Belgium 10. Belize 8. Benin 54. Bhutan 24. Bolivia 37. Bosnia and Herzegovina 4. Botswana 28. Brazil 188. Brunei 17. Bulgaria 11. Burkina Faso 68. Burma 108. Burundi 3. Cambodia 21. Cameroon 282. Canada 85. Cape Verde 2. Central African Republic 70. Chad 132. Chile 11. China 235. Colombia 80. Comoros 7. Dem. Rep. Congo 215. Rep. Congo 62. Costa Rica 9. Cote d'Ivoire 78. Croatia 6. Cuba 3. Cyprus 4. Czech Rep. 8. Denmark 8. Djibouti 5. Dominica 3. Dominican Rep. 4. East Timor 19. Ecuador 23. Egypt 12. El Salvador 5. Equatorial Guinea 14. Eritrea 12. Estonia 2. Ethiopia 84. Fiji 10. Finland 13. France 30. Gabon 41. The Gambia 9. Georgia 12. Germany 27. Ghana 79. Greece 14. Grenada 3. Guatemala 54. Guinea 34. Guinea-Bissau 21. Guyana 17. Haiti 3. Honduras 10. Hungary 12. Iceland 3. India 415. Indonesia 739. Iran 75. Iraq 21. Ireland 5. Israel 33. Italy 33. Jamaica 3. Japan 15. Jordan 9. Kazakhstan 7. Kenya 61. Kiribati 2. Korea (N) 1. Korea (S) 2. Kuwait 3. Kyrgyzstan 3. Laos 82. Latvia 5. Lebanon 6. Lesotho 5. Liberia 30. Libya 9. Liechtenstein 3. Lithuania 4. Luxembourg 3. Macedonia 9. Madagascar 13. Malawi 14. Malaysia 140. Maldives 1. Mali 50. Malta 3. Marshall Islands 2. Mauritius 6. Mexico 291. Micronesia 18. Moldova 5. Monaco 3. Mongolia 13. Morocco 9. Mozambique 43. Namibia 28. Nauru 3. Nepal 123. The Netherlands 15. New Zealand 3. Nicaragua 7. Niger 21. Nigeria 512. Norway 11. Oman 13. Pakistan 72. Palau 4. Panama 14. Papua New Guinea 820. Paraguay 21. Peru 93. Philippines 175. Poland 11. Portugal 7. Qatar 3. Romania 15. Russia 101. Rwanda 3. Saint Kitts and Nevis 2. Saint Lucia 2. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 2. Samoa 2. Sao Tome e Principe 4. Saudi Arabia 5. Senegal 36. Serbia 11. Seychelles 3. Sierra Leone 24. Singapore 21. Slovakia 10. Slovenia 4. Solomon Islands 74. South Africa 27. Spain 15. Sri Lanka 7. Sudan 134. Suriname 17. Swaziland 4. Sweden 15. Switzerland 12. Syria 15. Tajikistan 9. Tanzania 127. Thailand 74. Togo 39. Tonga 3. Trinidad and Tobago 6. Tunisia 6. Turkey 34. Turkmenistan 3. Tuvalu 2. Uganda 45. Ukraine 10. United Arab Emirates 7. United Kingdom 14. United States 165. Uruguay 2. Uzbekistan 7. Vanuatu 109. Vatican City 3. Venezuela 40. Vietnam 102. Yemen 8. Zambia 43. Zimbabwe 20. 8498 languages / 188 countries = 45 So obviously this is quite rough, but I hope that helps to answer your question (took a while!) :)
  • Do dialects count?

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