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Bhojpuri
भोजपुरी  • 𑂦𑂷𑂔𑂣𑂳𑂩𑂲
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The word "Bhojpuri" in Kaithi and Devanagari script
Native to India and Nepal
Region Purvanchal-Bhojpur
Ethnicity Bhojpuri
Native speakers 51 million, partial count  (2011 census)
(additional speakers counted under Hindi)
Language family
Indo-European
Dialects
Northern (Gorakhpuri, Sarawaria, Basti, Padrauna)
Western (Purbi, Benarsi)
Southern (Kharwari)
Tharu Bhojpuri
Madheshi
Domra
Musahari
Caribbean Hindustani
 · Trinidadian Hindustani
(Trinidadian Bhojpuri,
Plantation Hindustani,
Gaon ke Bolee)
 · Guyanese Hindustani
(Aili Gaili)
 · Sarnami Hindoestani
Mauritian Bhojpuri
South African Bhojpuri (Naitali)
Writing system
Official status
Official language in  Fiji (as the Fiji Hindi language)
Recognised minority language in  India (as a second language in Jharkhand)
Linguasphere 59-AAF-sa
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Bhojpuri-speaking region in India

Bhojpuri Language is a language which is spoken in northern-eastern India and Terai of Nepal. It is mainly spoken in western Bihar and Eastern Uttar Pradesh.This language is written in Devanagari.

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