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Pronunciation: {{{pronunciation}}}
Spoken in: {{{spoken}}}
Region: {{{region}}}
Total speakers: {{{speakers}}}
Ranking: {{{rank}}}
Language family: {{{family}}}
Writing system: {{{writing}}}
Official status
Official language in: {{{official}}}
Regulated by: {{{regulator}}}
Language codes
ISO 639-1 {{{iso1}}}
ISO 639-2 {{{iso2}}}
SIL {{{sil}}}
See also: LanguageLists of languages
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This template describes a language's simple social, political and geographical characteristics.


Place this template in the beginning of the language article. Preferably after the classification template, in the Background section of the article.


Fill in the following parameters in the template.

|name = <!-- The anglisiced name of the language, the exonym. -->
|nativename = <!-- The native name of the language, the endonym. -->
|pronunciation = <!-- The native pronunciation of the language's name. -->
|spoken = <!-- Where's the language spoken? Name country/city. -->
|region = <!-- Name a more general location of the speakers. -->
|speakers = <!-- The number of speakers of the language. If there are no speakers write "none". -->
|rank = <!-- The place of the language on the "List of languages by number of speakers." -->
|family = <!-- Which language family does it belong to? If none, write "language isolate". -->
|writing = <!-- What type of writing system, or "alphabet" is used? The Latin alphabet? An Arabic abjad? -->
|official = <!-- Is the language an official language anywhere? If not, write "no official status". -->
|regulator = <!-- Does the language have a regulating body? If not, write "unregulated". -->
|iso1 = <!-- The ISO 639-1 code. -->
|iso2 = <!-- The ISO 639-2 code. -->
|sil = <!-- The SIL definition. -->