Baka language (South Sudan)

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Not to be confused with Baka language (Cameroon).
Native to South Sudan
Native speakers
26,000  (1993)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bdh
Glottolog baka1274[2]

Baka (Tara Baka) is a Central Sudanic language of South Sudan, with the majority living in an area centered on Maridi, South Sudan, but also a couple thousand speakers in the DRC.


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