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Bhojpuri speaking countries

Bhojpuri is no official language in any country, but is spoken as mother tongue in 2 countries by a minor part of the population.

With a share of around 6%, it is most widespread in Nepal. A total of about 1.8 m people worldwide speak Bhojpuri as their mother tongue.

Distribution Bhojpuri

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
NepalSouth Asiano6.0 %1,748,000
MauritiusEastern Africano5.3 %67,000


Unless otherwise described in the text, this page is about native speakers - not the total number of speakers. How many people understand or speak Bhojpuri as a subsequently learned language is not the subject of this page. Countries where native speakers make up only a few thousand or even a few hundred people, or countries with a percentage well below 1%, are maybe not listed here.