Where on earth do they speak Acholi?

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Language: Acholi
Number of speakers: 1170000
Language code: ach
Alternate names: Acholi, Acoli, Acooli, Akoli, Atscholi, Dok Acoli, Gang, Log Acoli, Lwo, Lwoo, Shuli
Where spoken: South Sudan, Uganda

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  • Language classification: Nilo-Saharan, Eastern Sudanic, Nilotic, Western, Luo, Southern, Luo-Acholi, Alur-Acholi, Lango-Acholi
  • Dialects: Chope, Chopi, Dhopaluo, Labwor, Nyakwai
  • Also spoken in: Sudan
  • Region: North; Kitgum; Gulu, Amuru, Lamwo, Nwoya, Adjumani, and Pader districts. Also in South Sudan.