Mbandja language

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Not to be confused with Mbandja Ovambo.
Mbandja
Native to Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo, Central African Republic
Native speakers
360,000  (2000)[1]
Ubangian
Dialects
Kala
Gbado
Language codes
ISO 639-3 zmz
Glottolog mban1263[2]

Mbandja (Banja, Mbanza) is the largest of the Banda languages. There are 350,000 speakers in DRC, 10,000 in the Republic of Congo, and an unknown number in CAR.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mbandja at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Mbandja". Glottolog 2.2. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.