|Native to||Papua New Guinea|
Watiwa is spoken by some 500 people living in six villages in Papua New Guinea. It is more commonly known as Dumpu, but this is the name of one of the six villages, and is not accepted as a name for the language. Surviving mostly as a secret language with which to talk amongst themselves when outsiders are present,the majority of the speakers use Tok Pisin in daily life. Due to its increasingly rare use, it is estimated that this language will be extinct in a few decades.
Papua New Guinea, officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia. Its capital, located along its southeastern coast, is Port Moresby. The western half of New Guinea forms the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua.
Tok Pisin is a creole language spoken throughout Papua New Guinea. It is an official language of Papua New Guinea and the most widely used language in the country. However, in parts of Western, Gulf, Central, Oro Province and Milne Bay Provinces, the use of Tok Pisin has a shorter history, and is less universal, especially among older people. While it likely developed as a trade pidgin, Tok Pisin has become a distinct language in its own right. It is often referred to by Anglophones as "New Guinea Pidgin" or "Pidgin English".
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A hamlet is a small human settlement. In different jurisdictions and geographies, hamlets may be the size of a town, village or parish, be considered a smaller settlement or subdivision or satellite entity to a larger settlement. The word and concept of a hamlet have roots in the Anglo-Norman settlement of England, where the old French hamlet came to apply to small human settlements. In British geography, a hamlet is considered smaller than a village and distinctly without a church.
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Wutung (Udung) is a Skou language of Papua New Guinea which is spoken in the villages of Wutung and Sangke. The two varieties are sometimes considered separate languages.
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Savadkuh County (Persian: Ŝahrestāne Sawādkuh) is a county in Mazandaran Province in Iran. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 66,430, in 17,918 families. The county is subdivided into two districts: the Central District and Shirgah District. The county has six cities: Zirab, Shirgah, Alasht, and Pol Sefid.
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Duradanda is one of the mid-hills in Lamjung District between Kirenche river in the north and Paudi river to the south. Lamjung is one of the six districts in Gandaki Zone in central Nepal. Duradanda includes six village development committees (VDCs) according to the older local body structure: Chandreshwor, Duradanda, Dhuseni, Ishaneshwor, Neta, and Purankot. The new constitution has restructured the local bodies and these VDCs are formally non-existent. The name 'Duradanda' is composed of two terms: Dura= historical Dura tribes + danda= hill in Nepali. Duras inhabited this place from the historical times and were important political game players in the past, especially when Nepal was fragmented into 22–24 tiny Kingdoms, known as Bayise Chaubisi rajyas. Duradanda is considered to be the place of origin of the 'Dura' tribe. Duras have their own language and culture but are being forgotten because of an increasing influence from other cultures. Dura language, in fact, is no longer in use as the tribe uses the Nepali language. Only old generations knows the language, and not many people of this generation are alive at this time. Thus, Dura culture is in danger of being lost completely. Apart from Duras, Duradanda is also known for famous historical movements called 'Halo Kranti ' and 'Siksha Kranti '. Sarvodaya High School was one of the oldest school in the entire region of Central Nepal. Thus, people from very far places used to come to Duradanda to gain formal school education from Sarvodaya High School.
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