Cuiba language

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Native to Colombia, Venezuela

Meta Casanare and Capanapara rivers (Colombia)

Apure Division (Venezuela)
Native speakers
2,900  (2007–2008)[1]
  • Cuiba
Language codes
ISO 639-3 cui
Glottolog cuib1242[2]

Cuiba is a Guahiban language that is spoken by about 2,300 people in Colombia and additional 650 in Venezuela. More than half of Cuiba speakers are monoglot, and in Colombia there is a 45% literacy rate.


  1. ^ Cuiba at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Cuiba". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.