Nicaragua Creole EnglishPrint
30,000 (2001 SIL). 630 Rama Cay Creole speakers (Holm 1989). L2 users: L1 of Creole people and most Garifuna.
Autonomous Region of the South Atlantic, Bluefields region, Rama Cay island, Pearl lagoon, Prinzapolka, Puerto Cabezas, and Corn islands.
3 (Wider communication). Statutory language of provincial identity in northern and southern areas (1993, Atlantic Coast Languages Act No. 162, Article 4).
Bluefields Creole English, Rama Cay Creole English.
There is a continuum of variation from basilectal Creole to acrolectal English of the educated.