Where on earth do they speak Kati?

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Language: Kati
Number of speakers: 15000
Language code: bsh
Alternate names: Bashgali, Kati, Kativiri, Nuristani
Where spoken: Afghanistan, Pakistan

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  • Language classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Nuristani
  • Dialects: Eastern Kativiri, Mumviri, Shekhani, Western Kativiri
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: Western Kativiri dialect: Mondul and Duab districts, Ramgal, Kulam, Ktivi (Kantiwo), and Paruk (Papruk) valleys; Mumviri dialect: Mangul, Sasku, Gabalgrom villages in the Bashgal valley; Eastern Kativiri dialect: upper Bashgal valley (Barg-e-Matal). Also in Pakistan.