Igbo language

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Igbo
Asụsụ Igbo
Native to Nigeria
Region southeastern Nigeria
Native speakers 24 million  (2007)[1]
Language family
Standard forms
Standard Igbo[2]
Dialects Enuanị, Ngwa, Ohuhu, Ọnịchạ, Bonny-Opobo, Ọlụ, Owerre (Isuama), et al.
Writing system Latin (Önwu alphabet)
Igbo Braille
Official status
Official language in  Nigeria
Recognised minority language in  Equatorial Guinea[3]
Regulated by Society for Promoting Igbo Language and Culture
Language codes
ISO 639-1 ig
ISO 639-2 ibo
ISO 639-3 ibo
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Linguistic map of Benin, Nigeria, and Cameroon. Igbo is spoken in southern Nigeria.

Igbo is a language spoken in Nigeria. It is spoken by more than 18 million people. Igbo is a tonal language. The language is written in the Roman script.

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