Where on earth do they speak Bhojpuri?

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Language: Bhojpuri
Number of speakers: 37800000
Language code: bho
Alternate names: Bajpuri, Bhojapuri, Bhojpuri, Bhozpuri, Bihari, Deswali, Khotla, Piscimas
Where spoken: India, Nepal

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  • Language classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Eastern zone, Bihari
  • Dialects: Basti, Benarsi, Bhojpuri Tharu, Bojpury, Domra, Gorakhpuri, Kharwari, Madhesi, Mauritian Bhojpuri, Musahari, Northern Standard Bhojpuri, Purbi, Sarawaria, Southern Standard Bhojpuri, Teli, Western Standard Bhojpuri
  • Also spoken in: Mauritius
  • Region: Uttar Pradesh, Gorakhpur, Basti, Deoria, Azamgarh, Ghazipur, Varanasi, Mirzapur, and Ballia districts; Bihar, Champaran, Saran, and Shahabad districts; Jharkhand, Palamau and Ranchi districts; Assam; Delhi; Madhya Pradesh; West Bengal. Also in Mauritius, Nepal.