Where on earth do they speak Kgalagadi?

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Language: Kgalagadi
Number of speakers: 40000
Language code: xkv
Alternate names: Kgalagadi, Kgalagarhi, Kgalagari, Khalagari, Khalakadi, Kxhalaxadi, Qhalaxarzi, Shekgalagadi, Shekgalagari
Where spoken: Botswana

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  • Language classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, S, Sotho-Tswana (S.31)
  • Dialects: Balaongwe, Boloongwe, Gyegwana, Kenyi, Kgalagadi, Kgalagari, Kgwatheng, Khakhae, Khena, Koma, Ngologa, Pedi, Phaleng, Rhiti, Shaga, Shelala, Siwane, Tjhauba
  • Also spoken in: Namibia
  • Region: South and central, along South Africa border, north Kgalagadi District, west Kweneng and Southern districts; Ghanzi District, Ghanzi, Kanagas, Tsotsha, Kuke, Karakobis, Ncojane, Kule, Charles Hill, New Xade, Dekar, and Grootlaagte; Northwest District, Sehitwa and Maun. Also in Namibia.