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SIL International (formerly known as Summer Institute of Linguistics) a non-profit scentific organization with the main purpose to study, develop and document lesser-known languages. It provides resources in language research through Ethnologue.com,
Its international headquarters are at
- 7500 West Camp Wisdom Road
- Dallas, Texas, 75236 USA
SIL holds formal consultative status with UNESCO and United Nations.