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Cia-Cia
바하사 찌아찌아 Bahasa Ciacia
RegionButon Island, Sulawesi
Native speakers80,000 (as of 2005)[1]  (date missing)
Language family
Writing systemHangul (as of 2009), formerly Gundul
Language codes
ISO 639-3cia

The Cia-Cia language (Hangul: 바하사 찌아찌아, Roman: Bahasa Ciacia), also known as South Buton(ese), is an Austronesian language spoken principally around the town of Bau-Bau on the southern tip of Buton Island off the southeast coast of Sulawesi in Indonesia.

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