Where on earth do they speak Kayah, Western?

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Language: Kayah, Western
Number of speakers: 150000
Language code: kyu
Alternate names: Karenni, Karennyi, Karieng Daeng, Kayah Li, Kayah, Western, Red Karen, Yang Daeng
Where spoken: Myanmar

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  • Language classification: Sino-Tibetan, Tibeto-Burman, Karenic, Central
  • Dialects:
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: Kayah and Kayin states, east of Thanlwin river; south Shan State, Pekon township. Northern dialect: Shan State, north of Loikaw; Southern dialect: Hpruso and Dimawso townships, south of Loikaw.