The Swahili language (Kiswahili ['kiswɑˈhili]) is one of the Volta-Congo Atlantic-Congo Niger-Congo languages. It is a living macrolanguage with ISO 639 code [swa] or [sw].
Swahili is spoken by Swahili people and also used as lingua franca. This language is distributed in Tanzania, Kenya and DR Kongo as well as some other countries. The total of speakers is about 18'000'000 (native) and about 110'000'000 (native and second).
Latin script (Swahili alphabet) and Arabic script (Swahili alphabet) are used for writing.
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