Gumuz
Country Ethiopia, Sudan
Region Benishangul-Gumuz Region; Amhara Region; Blue Nile Province
Ethnicity Gumuz
Speakers
180,000 in Ethiopia (2007 census)
40,000 in Sudan (no date)
Family
Dialects
  • Northern
  • Southern
  • Yaso
Writing
Ethiopic, Latin (in Ethiopia)
AreaMetemma area on Sudan border south through Gondar and Gojjam; along Blue Nile and south into Wellaga and Didessa Valley up to Leqemt-Gimbi Road; southwest of Addis Ababa, villages around Welqite (possibly 1,000). Also in Sudan.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 guk
Glottolog gumu1244
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