Chewa
Nyanja
Chichewa, Chinyanja
Country Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Region Southeast Africa
Ethnicity Chewa
Speakers
12 million (2007)
Family
Writing
Latin (Chewa alphabet)
Mwangwego
Chewa Braille
AreaWest central and southwest. Also in Botswana, Mozambique, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 ny
ISO 639-2 nya
ISO 639-3 nya
Glottolog nyan1308
Chewa map.svg
Areas where Chewa is the dominant language (purple). Solid green signifies a nation where Chewa is an official language, striped green signifies a nation where Chewa is a recognized minority language.
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