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Where on earth do they speak Ndau?

Language: Ndau
Number of speakers: 1580000
Language code: ndc
Alternate names: Chindau, Ndau, Ndzawu, Njao, Sofala, Southeast Shona
Where spoken: Mozambique, Zimbabwe

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  • Language classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Central, S, Shona (S.15)
  • Dialects: Abatonga, Atonga, Batoka, Batonga, Changa, Chibabava, Chichanga, Chisenji, Chixanga, Cidanda, Cidondo, Cigova, Cimashanga, Cindanda, Cindau, Danda, Dondo, Garwe, Gova, Mashanga, Ndanda, Ndau, Senji, Shanga, Tonga, Vadanda, Wadondo, Watande, Watonga, Xanga
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: South central, Sofala and Manica provinces, south of Beira. Also in Zimbabwe.