Hausa
Harshen/Halshen Hausa, هَرْشَن هَوْسَ
Country Niger and Nigeria
Region West Africa
Ethnicity Hausa
Speakers
80 million (2015–2016)
20 million as a second language (no date)
Family
Writing
Latin (Boko alphabet)
Arabic (Ajami)
Hausa Braille
AreaSokoto, Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Bauchi, Jigawa, Zamfara, Kebbi, and Gombe states. Spoken as L2 in north. Also in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Eritrea, Germany, Ghana, Niger, Sudan, Togo.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 ha
ISO 639-2 hau
ISO 639-3 hau
Glottolog haus1257
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Areas of Niger and Nigeria where Hausa people are based
Type Date Title Vernacular ID Links