Central Asmat
Country Indonesia
Region West Papua
Ethnicity Asmat people
(7,000 cited 1972)
2,000 Yaosakor (1991), perhaps counted above
AreaAsmat Regency; Sawa-Erma, Agats, Atsy, and Pantai Kasuari subdistricts. South coast from Owap River northwest to Farec River southwest, inland toward the foothills and inland. Also Mappi Regency coast, Nambai and Edera subdistricts, south of Yaqay [jaq] language.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 cns – inclusive code
Individual code:
asy – Yaosakor Asmat
Glottolog cent2247
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