|Region||Elazığ, Bingöl northern parts of Diyarbakır|
|Native speakers||1,500,000  (1998)e18|
|Writing system||Latin script|
|ISO 639-3||zza – inclusive code
kiu – Kirmanjki (Northern Zazaki)
diq – Dimli (Southern Zazaki)
Central Zazaki (in Zaza language: Zazakiyê Merkezi or Zazakiyê Miyani; means Middle Zazaki) is one of three main dialects of the Zazaki language. This is spoken by the Zaza people in central parts of Eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey. Central Zazaki is spoken by over 1 million people in the eastern cities of Turkey, such as Elazığ, north of Diyarbakır, west of Bingöl and east of Malatya.
References[change | change source]
- "Zazaki, Central". Ethnologue.