Monaro tableland north to Queanbeyan; Bombala River from near Delegate to Nimmitabel; west to divide of the Australian Alps (Tindale 1974). ... on the Southern Monaro from Bombala to Nimmitabel and along the Snowy Valley in the delegate area, and around Goongerah in Victoria (Hercus 1986 according to Clark 2005:16). Ngarigo was spoken from Canberra in the north to Omeo in the south, and from Tumbarumba in the west to Bombala in the east. It was also spoken at Yass (Flood 1984:20).
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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).