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East Asia: Altaic Languages

Data Source:
Bradley, David and Alan Sanders. 2007. East and South-East Asia. Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. by R. E. Asher and Christopher Moseley, 158. Oxford: Routledge.

"Altaic: Composite". MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships

Date Digitized: November 2011

Map Description:
This map displays the locations where Altaic languages are spoken in East Asia. These languages are spoken across a large area that includes northern China, Mongolia, and their neighboring countries. The mixed areas indicate regions in which additional languages are spoken that cross language family boundaries.

This original map was made by vectorizing data from the MultiTree language database and the Atlas of the World's Languages.