Mixe-Zoque languages

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Mesoamerica: Mexico Oaxaca, Chiapas, Tabasco, Veracruz
Linguistic classification:Mixe–Zoque. Although some proposals, such as Totozoquean, have linked Mixe–Zoquean with other families, none have received mainstream acceptance.
Proto-language:Proto-Mixe Zoquean

Locations where the Mixe–Zoque languages are spoken: Mixe (red) and Zoque (green)

The Mixe-Zoque languages is a group of languages and dialects. They are currently all spoken in Mexico. There are about 350.000 people speaking one of the languages. Depending on who is asked, there are between 12 and 16 languages, with several dialects. Some languages that have become extinct are not counted in these.