Berau Malays

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Berau people
Berau Benua
Total population
~ 20,000
Regions with significant populations
East Kalimantan (12,000)[1]
Berau language, Banjar language, Indonesian language
Related ethnic groups
Malay, Dayak, Kutai, Banjar, Bugis

The Berau people or Berau Malays live in Berau, in the north of East Kalimantan in Indonesia.[2] The Berau culture began with the Berau Sultanate, just as any other Islamic kingdom in Kalimantan that are considered as Malay people group.


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  2. ^ K. Alexander Adelaar & Nikolaus Himmelmann (2005). The Austronesian Languages of Asia and Madagascar. Psychology Press. ISBN 9780700712861.