Where on earth do they speak Bagirmi?

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Language: Bagirmi
Number of speakers: 44800
Language code: bmi
Alternate names: Baghirmi, Bagirmi, Bagrimma, Baguirme, Baguirmi, Barma, Lis, Lisi, Mbarma, Tar Bagrimma, Tar Barma
Where spoken: Chad

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  • Language classification: Nilo-Saharan, Central Sudanic, West, Bongo-Bagirmi, Sara-Bagirmi, Bagirmi
  • Dialects: Bangri, Dam, Gol, Kibar
  • Also spoken in: Nigeria
  • Region: West, Chari-Baguirmi Region, Massenya subprefecture, Massenya area; Bousso subprefecture, Bousso area. Gol: Massenya; Kibar: east of Massenya; Bangri: west of Massenya and along Chari river between Guélendeng and N’Djamena; Dam: along Chari river from Bousso to Guélendeng. Also in Nigeria.