Where on earth do they speak Gumuz?

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Language: Gumuz
Number of speakers: 179000
Language code: guk
Alternate names: Bega, Bega-Tse, Debatsa, Debuga, Deguba, Dehenda, Gombo, Gumis, Gumuz, Gumuzinya, Mendeya, Shankilligna, Shankillinya, Shanqilla, Sigumza
Where spoken: Ethiopia, Sudan

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  • Language classification: Nilo-Saharan, Komuz, Gumuz
  • Dialects: Agalo, Dakunza, Degoja, Dekoka, Desua, Dewiya, Dibate, Disoha, Dugunza, Dukuna, Dukunza, Ganza, Gombo, Guba, Gunza, Jemhwa, Kukwaya, Mandura, Metemma, Modea, Sai, Saysay, Sese, Sirba, Wenbera, Yaso
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: Metemma area on Sudan border south through Gondar and Gojjam; along Blue Nile and south into Wellaga and Didessa valley up to Leqemt-Gimbi road; southwest of Addis Ababa, Welqite area villages (possibly 1,000). Also in Sudan.