|Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Central African Republic, Cameroon|
Map of the distribution of the Chadic languages within Africa
Detailed map of the of the distribution of Chadic languages in Western and Central Africa
The Chadic languages are a branch of languages from the Afroasiatic language family. They are spoken in West Africa, mainly in the countries Nigeria, Niger, Chad, Central African Republic and Cameroon. There are around 150 Chadic languages still spoken. The most widely spoken Chadic language is Hausa.