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Gayo
Indigenous Group Gayo (Also known as: Orang Gayo, Gayonese)
Location Indonesia, island of Sumatra, central highlands of the Special Region of Aceh, mountain region around Takengon, Genteng, and Lokon.
Estimated Population 180,000 (1989s, SIL International)
Environment Mountain Highlands, Rainforest and Forest
Lifestyle Sedentary 
Subsistence Agriculture / Animal Husbandry / Fishing / Handicraft Sales / Paid Labor
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Gayo
Classification: : Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Gayo
Alternate Names: Gajo, Gayo taal, bahasa Gayo, langue Gayo, lengua Gayo, Gayonese 

Dialects: Dorot, Bobasan, Serbodjadi, Tampur. Not closely related to other languages 
Website URLs Ethnologue : Gayo
Gayo ethnic group
Gayo language
Wikipedia: Gayo language
Indahnesia.com: Proud People Around a Nice Lake
Joshua Project: Gayo
NGOs Minority Rights Group International
The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO)

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