Where on earth do they speak Dengka?

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Language: Dengka
Number of speakers: 20000
Language code: dnk
Alternate names: Dengka, Rote, Rote Barat, Roti, Rotinese, Western Rote
Where spoken: Indonesia

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  • Language classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Timor-Babar, Nuclear Timor, Rote
  • Dialects: Eastern Dengka, Lelain, Western Dengka
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: East Nusa Tenggara Province. Rote island, northwest coast, from Ba’a town west to Tasilo bay near northwest corner of island.