Nupe language

Nupe language
Spoken in Nigeria
Region Niger State, Federal Capital Territory
Native speakers 800,000  (1990)
Language family
  • Atlantic–Congo
    • Volta–Niger
      • noi
        • Nupoid
          • Nupe–Gbagyi
            • Nupe languages
              • Nupe
Nupe Tako (Bassa Nge)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 nup

The Nupe language (Nufawa, Nupeci, Nupecidji, Nupenchi, Nupencizi) is spoken primarily by the Nupe people of the Middle Belt region of Nigeria; its geographical distribution is limited to the west-central portion of this region and maintains pre-eminence in Niger State.

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