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Nyanja speaking countries

Nyanja 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 15%, it is most widespread in Zambia. A total of about 2.9 million people worldwide speak Nyanja as their mother tongue.

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
ZambiaEastern Africano14.7 %2,626,000
ZimbabweEastern Africano2.2 %322,000