|Native to||Guinea, Liberia|
|ca. 100,000 (2001)|
Bandi has six dialects: Hasala, Hembeh, Lukasa, Wawana, Wulukoha, and Tahamba, which is the dialect used for literature. The dialects have a lexical similarity of 96% among one another, and 83% with the most similar dialect of the Mende language.
The Gbandi language has the following dialects: Wawoma, Tahamba, Hembeh, Hassallah, Lukasu and Lukassu.
- Gbandi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bandi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Lewis, M. Paul (ed.) (2009). "Bandi". Ethnologue: Languages of the World, 16th edition. Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Retrieved 3 October 2010.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
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