Where on earth do they speak Chaldean Neo-Aramaic?

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Language: Chaldean Neo-Aramaic
Number of speakers: 100000
Language code: cld
Alternate names: Chaldean, Chaldean Neo-Aramaic, Fallani, Fellihi, Kaldaya, Kildani, Lishana Kaldaya, Modern Chaldean, Neo-Chaldean, Soorath, Soorith, Suras, Sureth
Where spoken: Iraq

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  • Language classification: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, Aramaic, Eastern, Central, Northeastern
  • Dialects: Alqosh, Bartille, Bohtan, Dihok, Mangesh, Shirnak-Chizre, Tel Kepe, Tisqopa
  • Also spoken in: Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Lebanon, Netherlands, Sweden, Syria, Turkey, United States
  • Region: Mosul, Baghdad, Basrah, southeast Iraqi Kurdistan. Also in Belgium, Canada, Germany, Lebanon, Netherlands, Syria, Turkey, United States.