Where on earth do they speak Jakalteko?

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Language: Jakalteko
Number of speakers: 9000
Language code: jac
Alternate names: Jakalteko, Jakalteko del Oeste, Popti'
Where spoken: Guatemala

More Information

  • Language classification: Mayan, Yucatecan-Core Mayan, Q’anjob’alan-Chujean, Q’anjob’alan, Q’anjob’al-Akateko-Jakalteko
  • Dialects: Eastern Jacalteco, Eastern Jakalteko, Western Jacaltec, Western Jacalteco, Western Jakalteko
  • Also spoken in: Mexico
  • Region: Huehuetenango Department near Mexico border, Concepción Huista and Jakaltenango areas. Also in Mexico.