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Countries with a Creole as an Official Language

A creole language, or simply creole, is a stable natural language that develops from the simplifying and mixing of different languages into a new one within a fairly brief period of time: often, a pidgin evolved into a full-fledged language. Name the five countries that have a creole language as an official or de facto language.
Official and (if no official language) de facto official
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Status
Language
Country
De jure
Haitian Creole
Haiti
De jure
New Guinea Pidgin (Tok Pisin)
Papua New Guinea
De jure
Seychellois Creole
Seychelles
De jure
Bislama
Vanuatu
De facto
Mauritian Creole (Morisien)
Mauritius
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Level 85
Nov 25, 2021
I will never forget these on the Languages of the World quiz again!!!
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Level 66
Dec 26, 2021
What about Tok Pisin in Papua New Guinea?
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Level 85
Dec 26, 2021
Thanks! I missed it because it didn't have "creole" in the name. I've added it now.
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Level 85
Dec 26, 2021
Also added Vanuatu, as its language Bislama is a creole.
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Level 79
Jan 22, 2024
The APiCS site identifies Afrikaans and Sango as creoles as well, but this seems to be very hotly contested among linguists.