Where on earth do they speak Kanuri, Central?

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Language: Kanuri, Central
Number of speakers: 3000000
Language code: knc
Alternate names: Aga, Baribari, Beriberi, Bornouan, Bornouans, Bornu, Kanouri, Kanoury, Kanuri, Central, Kole, Kolere, Sirata, Yerwa Kanuri
Where spoken: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria

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  • Language classification: Nilo-Saharan, Saharan, Western, Kanuri
  • Dialects: Dagara, Fadawa, Guvja, Kabari, Kaga, Kagama, Kuvuri, Kwayam, Lare, Lere, Maiduguri, Mao, Mavar, Mobber, Mober, Movar, Mowor, Ngazar, Njesko, Sugurti, Temageri, Yerwa
  • Also spoken in: Eritrea, Sudan
  • Region: Borno State, Kukawa, Kaga, Konduga, Maiduguri, Monguno, Ngala, Bama, and Gwoza LGAs; Yobe State, Nguru, Geidam, Damaturu, Fika, Fune, and Gujba LGAs; Jigawa State, Hadejia LGA. Also in Cameroon, Chad, Eritrea, Niger, Sudan.