Chontal Maya, also known as Yoko ochoco and Acalan, is a Maya language of the Cholan family spoken by the Chontal Maya people of the Mexican state of Tabasco. Chontal Maya is spoken in Nacajuca, Centla, El Centro, Jonuta, and Macuspana. There are at least three dialects, identified as Tamulté de las Sábanas Chontal, Buena Vista Chontal, and Miramar Chontal.
The Chontal Maya are concentrated in 159 settlements in 5 municipalities of Tabasco, Mexico.
- Nacajuca (comprising more than 50% of the Chontal Maya population)
Some Chontal settlements near the town of Nacajuca include:
- El Tigre
- San Simón
- El Sitio
Some Chontal settlements in the northeastern Centla region include:
- Vicente Guerrero
- Simón Sarlat
- Quitin Arauz (on the Río Usumacinta)
Chontal settlements near Macuspana include Benito Juárez and Aquiles Serdan.