Where on earth do they speak Karen, S'gaw?

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Language: Karen, S'gaw
Number of speakers: 1280000
Language code: ksw
Alternate names: Burmese Karen, Kanyaw, Karen, Karen, S'gaw, Kyetho, Paganyaw, Pchcknya, Pwakanyaw, S'gau, S'gaw, S'gaw Kayin, White, White Karen, Yang Khao
Where spoken: Myanmar, Thailand

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  • Language classification: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Karenic, Southern
  • Dialects: Palachi, Palakhi, Panapu
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: Ayeyarwaddy delta area, Tanintharyi Division, the Pegu range between Irrawaddy and Sittang rivers; Kayin State east hills; Mon State. Delta dialect: Ayeyarwaddy delta area, Yangon, up to Mandalay; scattered in Kachin State, Shan State; Eastern dialect: south Kayin and Mon states, and Mawlamyine; Southern dialect: Tanintharyi Division. Also in Thailand.