Where on earth do they speak Chokwe?

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Language: Chokwe
Number of speakers: 456000
Language code: cjk
Alternate names: Chokwe, Ciokwe, Cokwe, Djok, Imo, Kioko, Quioco, Shioko, Tschiokloe, Tschiokwe, Tshokwe
Where spoken: Angola, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia

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  • Language classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, K, Chokwe-Luchazi (K.11)
  • Dialects: Minungo, Ukhongo, Ulanda
  • Also spoken in: Namibia
  • Region: Widespread: Northeast Lunda district; east Bie, west Moxico, and central Cuando Cubango, Kunene, Malanje, Lunda Sul, Lunda Norte. Also in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Chokwe), Namibia (Chokwe), Zambia (Chokwe).