Quechua, South Bolivian

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A language of Bolivia

Alternate Names
Central Bolivian Quechua, Quechua Boliviano
Population

2,780,000 in Bolivia (1987). Population total all countries: 2,785,120.

Location

Highland and lowland except around Apolo.

Language Status

5 (Developing). Recognized language (2009, Constitution, Article 5(1)).

Dialects

Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, Northwest Jujuy, Oruro, Potosí, Sucre. May be intelligible of Chilean Quechua [cqu]. A member of macrolanguage Quechua [que].

Typology

SOV.

Language Development
Dictionary. Bible: 1986–1993.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

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