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Aymar aru
Native toBolivia, Peru and Chile.
EthnicityAymara people
Native speakers(1.8 million in Bolivia cited 1987)
660,000 in Peru (2000–2006)
Language family
  • Aymara
Language codes
ISO 639-1ay
ISO 639-2aym
ISO 639-3ayminclusive code
Individual codes:
ayr – Central Aymara
ayc – Southern Aymara
Geographic Distribution of the Aymara language

The Aymara language is spoken by the Aymara tribe in Bolivia, Peru, and north of Chile. In Chile, only a third of thribe say that they speak it well. An inflected language, it is one of the few Native American languages that has over one million speakers.