Where on earth do they speak Dolpo?

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Language: Dolpo
Number of speakers: 8000
Language code: dre
Alternate names: Dolkha, Dolpa Tibetan, Dolpike, Dolpo, Phoke Dolpa
Where spoken: Nepal

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  • Language classification: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Western Tibeto-Burman, Bodish, Central Bodish, Central, gTsang
  • Dialects:
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: Karnali Zone, Dolpa district, Barbung river valley, villages north and east of Kag; Tarap river valley, Lang village and north; beyond mountains west of upper Kali Gandaki river valley; confined by the Dhaulagiri Himal south and Tibet north; Suligag river valley, north of Rengi village and the lake area; headwaters of Karnali river; many small villages in Nangong, Panzang, Tarap, and Barbung river valleys.