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This chart lists the thirty Native American Indian languages with the most native speakers. We have included all Amerindian languages, from North America, Central America, and South America. If you are looking only for information about the Native American languages of the United States and Canada, that list can be found here: Most common Native languages of the US and Canada.
|Language name||Country/region spoken||Approximate number of speakers|
|1. Quechua||Andean region of South America||8 million|
|2. Mayan languages||Mexico and Guatemala||6 million|
|3. Guarani||Paraguay and surrounding area||5 million|
|4. Aymara||Peru and Bolivia||2.5 million|
|5. Nahuatl||Mexico||2 million|
|12. Guajiro||Venezuela and Colombia||200,000|
|14. Navajo||Southwestern US||150,000|
|20. Garifuna||Honduras and surrounding area||120,000|
|23. Embera||Colombia and Panama||80,000|
|25. Inuktitut||Arctic region||65,000|
|28. Ashaninka||Peru and Brazil||50,000|
|29. Ojibwe||Canada and the northern US||50,000|
|30. Kuna||Panama and Colombia||50,000|
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