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Ethno-linguistic Groups in China.  (High-resolution Map)

Source:  U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, Directorate of Intelligence, Office of Basic Geographic Intelligence, 1967.
Copyright: This image is a work of a Central Intelligence Agency employee, taken or made during the course of the person's official duties. As a Work of the United States Government, all images created or made by the CIA are in the public domain, with the exception of classified information.

In China some 30 major languages are spoken, which can be classified into 12 groups: Turkic, Mongolian, Tungusic, Korean, Tadyhik, Mon-Khmer, Han, Hui, Tebeto-Burman, Tai, Miao-Yao, and Uighur.

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