Where on earth do they speak Dhimal?

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Language: Dhimal
Number of speakers: 17300
Language code: dhi
Alternate names: Dhemal, Dhimal
Where spoken: Nepal

More Information

  • Language classification: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Sal, Dhimalish
  • Dialects: Eastern Dhimal, Western Dhimal
  • Also spoken in: India
  • Region: Mechi Zone, Jhapa district, 24 villages; Koshi Zone, Morang and Sunsari districts, 51 villages; eastern and western dialects are separated by Kankai river in Jhapa. Also in India.