Balantak language

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Native to Indonesia
Region Sulawesi
Native speakers
30,000 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 blz
Glottolog bala1315[2]

Balantak is the main language of the head of the eastern peninsula of Sulawesi. Balantak is an Austronesian language of the Celebic branch, and is classified as a member of the Saluan-Banggai group of languages.


  1. ^ Balantak at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Balantak". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.