Western Highland Chatino


  • Language: Western Highland Chatino
  • Alternate names: Chatino (Sierra Occidental), Chatino, Western Highland, Chatino de la Zona Alta Occidental, Cha't-An, Sierra Occidental Chatino
  • Language code: ctp
  • Language family: Otomanguean, Eastern Otomanguean, Popoloca-Zapotecan, Zapotecan, Chatino, Core Chatino, Coastal Chatino, Eastern Chatino
  • Number of speakers: 12,000
  • Vulnerability: Vulnerable
  • Script: Latin script.

More information:

    Some annual migration to work in coastal coffee growing areas. Traditional religion, Christian.

    Ethnologue has 6 Chatino "languages"; INALI also has 6 Chatino "variantes."