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|Harshen/Halshen Hausa, هَرْشَن هَوْسَ|
|Native to||Niger and Nigeria|
|Native speakers||80 million (2015–2016)e21
20 million as a second language (no date)
|Writing system||Latin (Boko alphabet)
|Official language in|| Niger (national status)
Nigeria (national status)
Ghana (national status)
Areas of Niger and Nigeria where Hausa people are based
Hausa (//; Harshen/Halshen Hausa) is a Chadic language. It was first spoken in Southern Niger and Northern Nigeria. Now many other people in West Africa speak it. It is the most widely spoken Chadic language, with around 47 million people speaking it as a first language.
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