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Source: Indigenous Media Foundation (Nepal)


Native Name

Total Speakers
24,366 (2011)

Usage By Country
Nepal, India

Yakkha reside in eastern Nepal. The language of Yakkhas belongs to Tibeto-Burman family. According the 2011 National Census 9,093 people speak their mother tongue. Education in Yakkha language has just been started. Story books, songs and dictionaries have been written in Yakkha Language.

Received 8/24/2015
Posted 8/31/2015
Checked 8/24/2015