Baure

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A language of Bolivia

Population

40 (Crevels 2007), decreasing. Ethnic population: 980 (2006 PIB).

Location

Beni Department, Iténez and Mamoré provinces, between the Iténez and Río Blanco rivers, Baures, Huacaraje, Magdalena municipalities, southeast of Magdalena, mainly in Baures and El Carmen villages, also San Miguel, Tujure, Cairo, Alta Gracia, Jasiaquini, Bereuro, San Francisco, San Pedro, Buena Hora, Las Peñas, Pueblo Baure.

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Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Language Use

Shifting to Spanish [spa]. Speakers 50 and older.

Language Development
Bible portions: 1960–1966.
Writing
Latin script.