Where on earth do they speak Afar?

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Language: Afar
Number of speakers: 1280000
Language code: aar
Alternate names: 'Afar Af, Adal, Afar, Afaraf, Danakil, Denkel
Where spoken: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia

More Information

  • Language classification: Afro-Asiatic, Cushitic, East, Saho-Afar
  • Dialects: Aussa, Ba'adu, Baadu, Central Afar, Northern Afar
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: Eastern lowlands, Afar Region. May be in Somalia. Also in Djibouti, Eritrea.