Bantawa
Region Nepal Sikkim Darjeeling and Kalimpong in India
Speakers
170,000 (2001 & 2011 censuses)
Family
Sino-Tibetian
AreaKoshi zone, Morang, Dhankuta, Bhojpur, Sunsari, Sankhuwasawa districts; Sagarmatha zone, Khotang, Udayapur districts; Mechi zone, Jhapa, Panchthar districts. Amchoke is in Limbuwan, especially Ilam District. Homeland is the Eastern hills but many migrated to the Terai. Also in Bhutan.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 bap – inclusive code
Individual code:
wly – Waling
Glottolog bant1280
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