Central Kalimantan :: Palangkaraya, Pangkalanbun, and Sampit;
East Kalimantan :: Kutai, Pasir, and Pulau Laut coastal regions, north toward Samarinda city and Mahakan delta;
South Kalimantan :: Banjarmasin area;
West Kalimantan :: some in coastal Matua; Kalimantan south and southeastern coasts, Java Sea and Makassar Strait. 3,500,000 (2000 census), increasing.
Total Users: 3,505,000.
Bandjarese, Banjar Malay, Banjarese, Labuhan.
Kuala, Hulu. Lexically influenced by Javanese jav
73% with Indonesian ind
, 66% with Tamuan (Malayic Dayak) xdy
, 45% with Bakumpai bkr
, 35% with Ngaju nij
. A member of macrolanguage Malay msa
3 (Wider communication). Banjar became a LWC through trade. LWC in the market, in business, and in media. Banjar, already dominant in South Kalimantan Province, is also growing rapidly in Central and Eastern Kalimantan provinces.