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Asmat, Casuarina Coast

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3asc

Population  9,000 (1991 SIL). 5,200 in Matia and 3,400 in Sapan.
Region  Mappi Regency, Pantai Kasuari and Edera subdistricts; Casuarina coast from Ewta River north to Kuti River south, and inland.
Language map  Indonesia, Eastern Papua, reference number 243
Alternate names   Kaweinag
Dialects  Matia, Sapan (Safan).
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, Asmat-Kamoro, Asmat
Language use  Home, community.
Comments  Agriculturalists; fishermen. Traditional religion, Christian.
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