Where on earth do they speak Biak?

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Language: Biak
Number of speakers: 30000
Language code: bhw
Alternate names: Biak, Biak-Numfor, Mafoor, Mafoorsch, Mefoor, Myfoorsch, Noefoor, Noefoorsch, Nufoor
Where spoken: Indonesia

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  • Language classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, South Halmahera-West New Guinea, West New Guinea, Cenderawasih Bay, Biakic
  • Dialects: Ariom, Bo'o, Bosnik, Dwar, Fairi, Jenures, Kamer, Korido, Korim, Mandusir, Mapia, Mios Num, Mofu, Mokmer, Monoarfu, Opif, Padoa, Penasifu, Rumberpon, Samberi, Sampori, Sor, Sorendidori, Sorido, Sundei, Vogelkop, Wadibu, Wardo, Wari, Warsa
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: West Papua Province, Biak Numfor regency. Biak and Numfor islands north, numerous small islands east and west of Bird’s Head, including Mapia island.