Kurtjar (G33) is also known as Kungkar (Kunggara) which means 'north' in a few languages, and is used as a language name for other languages as well as Kurtjar; Rib Y107 is described as a dialect belonging to the same language as Kurtjar (Black 1980:188). In this database Kunggara (or Gunggara) is treated as an alternative name for Kurtjar.
Coastal area including the Lower Gilbert and Smithburn Rivers and extending as far north as the mouth of the Staaten Riven and at least as far south as Fitzmaurice Point (Black MS3608) Staaten River south to Smithburne River and Delta Downs; inland to Stirling and Lotus Vale (Tindale 1974)
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Speaker numbers were measured differently across the censuses and various other sources listed in AUSTLANG. You are encouraged to refer to the sources.
Speaker numbers for ‘NILS 2004’ and ‘2005 estimate’ come from 'Table F.3: Numbers of speakers of Australian Indigenous languages (various surveys)' in 'Appendix F NILS endangerment and absolute number results' in McConvell, Marmion and McNicol 2005, pages 198-230 (PDF, 2.5MB).
Black, Paul and Gilbert, Rolly. 1996. Kurtjar dictionary.