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Assamese: অসমীয়া Ôxômiya
Native to India, Bangladesh, Bhutan & USA (DE, NJ & NY)
Region Assam
Native speakers 13,079,696 (in 1991)[1]  (date missing)
Language family
Writing system Assamese script
Official status
Official language in  India (Assam)
Language codes
ISO 639-1 as
ISO 639-2 asm
ISO 639-3 asm

Assamese (Assamese: অসমীয়া translated asÔxômiya) (IPA: [ɔxɔmija]) is the easternmost Indo-Aryan language, spoken most in the state of Assam in North-East India. It is also the main language of Assam. It is spoken in parts of Arunachal Pradesh and other northeast Indian states. Small areas of Assamese speakers can be found in Bangladesh and Bhutan.