|Region||South Omo Region|
|1,500 (2007 census)|
Karo (also Cherre, Kere, Kerre) is an Omotic language spoken in the Debub (South) Omo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region in Ethiopia. Karo is described as being closely related to its neighbors, Hamer and Banna, with a lexical similarity of 81%, and is considered a dialect of Hamer by Blench (2006).
- Ethiopia 2007 Census
- Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Karo (Ethiopia)". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
- Raymond G. Gordon, Jr, ed. 2005. "Karo", Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 15th edition. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.
- Blench, 2006. The Afro-Asiatic Languages: Classification and Reference List
- Map of the Karo language, LL-Map website
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