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Quichua, Calderón Highland

A language of Ecuador

ISO 639-3qud

Population  25,000 (1987 SIL). Ethnic population: 35,049 (2000 WCD).
Region  Calderón and Cayambe areas of Pichincha Province around Quito.
Language map  Ecuador, reference number 3
Alternate names   Calderón Quichua, Cayambe Quichua, Pichincha Quichua
Dialects  Distinct from Chimborazo [qug], Imbabura [qvi], Salasaca [qxl].
Classification  Quechuan, Quechua II, B
A member of macrolanguage Quechua [que] (Peru).
Language use  Shifting to Spanish. Home. All ages.
Comments  All Quichua are called ‘Quechua’ in most other countries. SOV.