Where on earth do they speak Eastern Maroon Creole?

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Language: Eastern Maroon Creole
Number of speakers: 15500
Language code: djk
Alternate names: Businenge Tongo, Businengee Tongo, Eastern Maroon Creole, Nenge, Nenge Tongo, Nengee, Nengee Tongo, Taki-Taki
Where spoken: France, Suriname

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  • Language classification: Creole, English based, Atlantic, Suriname, Ndyuka
  • Dialects: Aloekoe, Aluku, Aukaans, Aukan, Boni, Djoeka, Djuka, Ndjuká, Ndyuka, Njuká, Okanisi, Pamaka, Paramaccan
  • Also spoken in: Guyane française
  • Region: Near Brokopondo, east along Marowijne and Tapanahony rivers, northeast along Cottica river. Aluku dialect: French Guiana border; Paramaccan dialect: Northeast. Also in French Guiana.