Languages

Nilo-Saharan

The Nilo-Saharan languages are a group of African languages spoken mainly in the upper parts of the Chari and Nile rivers (whence the term "Nilo-"), including historic Nubia, north of where the two tributaries of Nile meet. Roughly 11 million people spoke Nilo-Saharan languages as of 1987.

Geographic distribution


Nilo-Saharan languages are spoken in Africa.

Nilo-Saharan languages tree

Nilo-Saharan (204 languages)

  • Berta
  • Central Sudanic (65)
  • Eastern Sudanic (95 languages)
    • Eastern (26 languages)
    • Kuliak (3 languages)
    • Nilotic (52 languages)
    • Western (14 languages)
  • Komuz (6 languages)
  • Kunama
  • Maban (9 languages)
  • Saharan (9 languages)
  • Songhai (8 languages)
  • Unclassied (9 languages)
  • Fur

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