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Kuna, San Blas

A language of Panama

ISO 639-3cuk

Population  57,100 (2000). 10,000 in Panama City, Colón, and on banana plantations (1991 SIL).
Region  San Blas Islands and on the mainland.
Language map  Panama
Alternate names   San Blas Cuna
Dialects  Chuana, Cueva, Bayano (Alto Bayano, Maje).
Classification  Chibchan, Kuna
Language use  Also use English.
Language development  NT: 1970–1995.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  SOV. Swidden agriculturalists; fishermen. Christian.