Minangkabau
Baso Minangkabau
باسو مينڠكاباو
Country Indonesia (West Sumatra)
Region West Sumatra, Riau, Jambi, Bengkulu, North Sumatra, Aceh (Indonesia)
Ethnicity Minangkabau
Speakers
5.5 million (2007)
Family
Dialects
Writing
Latin (Malay alphabet)
Arabic script (Jawi alphabet)
AreaWidespread in the Indonesian Archipelago; west central Sumatra, Padang area. Nearly half live outside central Sumatra; South Sumatra, west coast Mukomuko area.
Language Sites
ISO 639-2 min
ISO 639-3 min
Glottolog mina1268
Sumatra Ethnic Groups Map en.svg
Map of Minangkabau language in Sumatra is shown by light and dark olive
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