Occurs in Capell as Djuroro (Tjuroro, Churoro) (1963) and Tindale (1974:257) as Tjuroro (W33). Austin describes Yankurangku as a local Jurruru group associated with Wannery Creek (in Thieberger, 1993:109).
Lat, 22'50-23'30 and long 116'10 - 117'10 covering the area of the Upper Ashburton and hardey Rivers valley from Ashburton Down Station to Kooline Station. (Brandenstein Tjururu) On Ashburton River southeast from Kooline to Ashburton Downs and Turee Creek junction; north and south only to the headwaters of local creeks on Kenneth and Capricorn Ranges north only to the beginning of the higher land overlooking Hardey River (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).
Austin, Peter. 1987. A reference grammar of the Mantharta languages, Western Australia, ms.
Austin, Peter. Jurruru dictionary, ASEDA 0593.