Where on earth do they speak Helong?

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Language: Helong
Number of speakers: 14000
Language code: heg
Alternate names: Helon, Helong, Kupang, Semau
Where spoken: Indonesia

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  • Language classification: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Timor-Babar, Nuclear Timor
  • Dialects: Bolok, Funai, Helong Darat, Helong Pulau, Island Helong, Land Helong, Semau
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: East Nusa Tenggara Province. Semau island off of Timor island, western tip of Timor, and Kupang city. Interspersed with Amarasi (See: [[Amarasi]]) and other languages.