Where on earth do they speak Igbo?

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Language: Igbo
Number of speakers: 18000000
Language code: ibo
Alternate names: Ibo, Igbo
Where spoken: Nigeria

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  • Language classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Igboid, Igbo
  • Dialects: Afikpo, Aniocha, Awka, Bonny-Opobo, Eche, Egbema, Isuama, Mbaise, Ngwa, Nsa, Nsuka, Oguta, Ohuhu, Oka, Onitsha, Orlu, Owerri, Umuahia, Unwana
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: Abia State; Anambra State, Aguata, Anambra, Awka, Idemili, Ihiala, Njikoka, Nnewi, and Onitsha LGAs; Enugu State, Awgu, Enugu, Ezeagu, Igo-Etiti, Igbo-Eze, Isi-Uzo, Nkanu, Nsukka, Udi, and Uzo-Uwani LGAs; Imo State; Rivers State, Ikwerre, Bonny, and Ahoada LGAs; Delta State, Oshimili, Aniocha, and Ndokwa LGAs; Akwa Ibom State, Ika LGA; northeast Delta State; southeast Rivers State, Oyigbo LGA and Opobo part of Opobo-Nkoro LGA, and alongside Ibani (See: [[Ibani]]) langauge area in Bonny LGA. The only or majority language in Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu, and Imo states.