Amatlán Zapotec

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Amatlán Zapotec
(San Cristóbal Amatlán)
Native to Mexico
Region Oaxaca
Native speakers
10,000 (2002)[1]
30% monolingual (2000?)[2]
San Cristóbal Amatlán
San Francisco Logueche
Language codes
ISO 639-3 zpo
Glottolog amat1238[3]

Amatlán Zapotec (Northeastern Miahuatlán Zapotec) is a Zapotec language spoken in southern Oaxaca, Mexico, in the municipalities of San Cristóbal Amatlán and San Francisco Logueche, in the district of Miahuatlán. Although the two towns are considered to have different dialects, residents of one can understand speakers from the other town.[4]


  1. ^ Amatlán Zapotec at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Amatlán Zapotec at Ethnologue (15th ed., 2005)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Amatlan Zapotec". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Riggs, Sylvia. "Amatlán Zapotec (zpo)". Summer Institute of Linguistics in Mexico. Retrieved 2014-03-10. 

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