Where on earth do they speak K'iche'?

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Language: K'iche'
Number of speakers: 2330000
Language code: quc
Alternate names: Cachabel, Central K'iche', Central Quiché, Chiquel, K'iche', Quiché
Where spoken: Guatemala

More Information

  • Language classification: Mayan, Yucatecan-Core Mayan, K’ichean-Mamean, K’ichean, Poqom-K’ichean, Core K’ichean
  • Dialects: Cune'n Kiche, Eastern Kiche, Joyabaj Kiche, San Andres Kiche, West Central Kiche
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: Central highlands, Totonicapán, southern El Quiché, eastern Sololá, eastern Quezaltenango departments; Quiché Department, Joyabaj municipality; southwest of Lake Atitlán, Quezaltenango, and Totonicapán departments; Chichicastenango and Chiché municipalities; Quiché Department, San Andrés Sajcabajá municipality.