| Yellow River Plain|
| (170 million cited 1982)|
Central Plains Mandarin
huab1238 (Huabei Guanhua)
Guanzhong dialect (关中话)
Henan dialect (河南话), Henan province
Gangou dialect, Qinghai – influenced by Monguor
Dungan language, former USSR, Chu Valley, Fergana Valley, XUAR
Xuzhou dialect, （徐州话）Xuzhou, north Jiangsu province
Wanbei dialect, (皖北话）North Anhui province
Central Plains Mandarin Wikipedia
Central Plains or Zhongyuan Mandarin (simplified Chinese: 中原官话; traditional Chinese: 中原官話; pinyin: zhōngyuán guānhuà) is a variety of Mandarin Chinese spoken in the central and southern parts of Shaanxi, Henan, southwestern part of Shanxi, southern part of Gansu, far southern part of Hebei, northern Anhui, northern parts of Jiangsu, southern Xinjiang and southern Shandong.
The archaic dialect of Peking opera is a form of Zhongyuan Mandarin.
Among Chinese Muslims, it is sometimes written in the Arabic alphabet.