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Source: Coordinadora Nacional de Derechos Humanos, Peru


Native Name

Total Speakers
25,000 (1988)

Usage By Country
Home Speakers: Peru, Brazil and Colombia

It is considered as an isolated language and is spoken by 6,000 people in Peru, approx. 14,000 in Brazil and 5,000 in Colombia. The area where Ticuna is spoken is the north-eastern Amazon River region , from Chimbote in Peru to San Antonio do Iça in Brazil.

Received 5/25/1998
Posted 10/1/1998
Checked 11/12/1998