Where on earth do they speak Bilba?

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Language: Bilba
Number of speakers: 7000
Language code: bpz
Alternate names: Belubaa, Bilba, Bilbaa, Eastern Rote, Rote, Rote Timur, Roti, Rotinese
Where spoken: Indonesia

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  • Language classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Timor-Babar, Nuclear Timor, Rote
  • Dialects: Bilba, Diu, Lelenuk
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: East Nusa Tenggara Province. Northeast end of Rote island, west of Rikou. Communities on Semau island and Timor mainland near Kupang.