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Miskito speaking countries

Miskito 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 2%, it is most widespread in Nicaragua. A total of about 165,549.4 people worldwide speak Miskito as their mother tongue.

Distribution Miskito

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
NicaraguaCentral Americano2.2 %146,000
HondurasCentral Americano0.2 %20,000


Unless otherwise described in the text, this page is about native speakers - not the total number of speakers. How many people understand or speak Miskito 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.