Eastern Cham


  • Language: Eastern Cham
  • Alternate names: Phan Rang Cham, Cham, Cham (Eastern), Tjam, Chiem, Chiem Thành, Bhamam, Bình Thuân
  • Language code: cjm
  • Language family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Malayo-Sumbawan, North and East Malayo-Sumbawan, Aceh-Chamic, Chamic, Coastal Chamic, Cham
  • Number of speakers: 100,000
  • Vulnerability: Vulnerable
  • Script: Arabic script. Cham script, primary usage. Latin script.

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    Part of official Cham 161,729 (2009 census) ethnic community which includes Western Cham (See: [[Cham, Western]]) and Haroi (See: [[Haroi]]). Remnants of a once-powerful kingdom. Austro-Asiatic influences. Traditional religion, Hindu, Christian.

    Eastern Cham is spoken in Vietnam, Southeast Asia.