10,300 in Brazil (2005 FOIRN). Population total all countries: 19,060. L2 users: Mostly a creole spoken by several ethnic groups as L2 in Upper Rio Negro region.
Amazonas, Lower Vaupés, Içana, and Negro river areas.
None known. Based on Tupinambá, developed by Portuguese during 17th and 18th centuries as lingua franca.
Latin script [Latn].
Language of the Bare tribe, with several ethnic groups identifying as Bare and speaking Nhengatu.