Where on earth do they speak Basaa?

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Language: Basaa
Number of speakers: 230000
Language code: bas
Alternate names: Basa, Basaa, Bassa, Bicek, Bikyek, Bisaa, Mbele, Mee, Mvele, Northern Mbene, Tupen
Where spoken: Cameroon

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  • Language classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Northwest, A, Basaa (A.43)
  • Dialects: Bakem, Basso, Bibeng, Bon, Diboum, Log, Mbang, Mpo, Ndokama, Ndokbele, Ndokpenda, Nyamtam
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: Center Region, spread throughout Nyong and Kelle divisions; Littoral Region, Nkam and Sanaga-Maritime divisions.