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Assamese
Assamese: অসমীয়া Ôxômiya
Native toIndia, Bangladesh, Bhutan & USA (DE, NJ & NY)
RegionAssam
Native speakers13,079,696 (in 1991)[1]  (date missing)
Language family
Writing systemAssamese script
Official status
Official language in India (Assam)
Language codes
ISO 639-1as
ISO 639-2asm
ISO 639-3asm

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.

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