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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.
Nilo-Saharan languages are spoken in Africa.
Nilo-Saharan (204 languages)
- Central Sudanic (65)
- Eastern Sudanic (95 languages)
- Komuz (6 languages)
- Maban (9 languages)
- Saharan (9 languages)
- Songhai (8 languages)
- Unclassied (9 languages)