Where on earth do they speak Datooga?

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Language: Datooga
Number of speakers: 87800
Language code: tcc
Alternate names: Datog, Datoga, Datooga, Mangati, Tatog, Tatoga, Taturu
Where spoken: United Republic of Tanzania

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  • Language classification: Nilo-Saharan, Eastern Sudanic, Nilotic, Southern, Tatoga
  • Dialects: Bajuta, Barabaig, Barabaik, Barabayga, Barabayiiga, Barbaig, Bianjiida, Biyanjiida, Buraadiiga, Buradiga, Bureadiga, Gisamjang, Gisamjanga, Isimijeega, Kisamajeng, Rootigaanga, Rotigeenga, Rotigenga, Tsimajeega, Utatu
  • Also spoken in: Tanzania
  • Region: Singida and Manyara regions; Mara Region, Bunda and Serengeti districts. Barabaig dialect: mainly north volcanic highlands near Mt. Hanang.