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Aymara speaking countries

Aymara is the official language in Bolivia and Peru and is spoken in 1 more countries as monther tongue by a part of the population. The Aymara language (native name: aymar aru) has its roots in the Aymaran language family.

With a share of around 15%, it is most widespread in Bolivia. A total of about 2.4 million people worldwide speak Aymara as their mother tongue.

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
BoliviaSouth Americayes14.6 %1,658,000
PeruSouth Americayes1.7 %544,000
ChileSouth Americano0.8 %150,000