Benga language

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Benga
Native to Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
Ethnicity Benga people
Native speakers
5,400 (2004–2011)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 bng
Glottolog beng1282[2]
A.34[3]

Benga is a West Bantu language spoken by the Benga people of Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. It has a dialectical variation called Bapuku. Benga-speakers inhabit a small coastal portion of Rio Muni, the Cape of San Juan, suburban enclaves of Rio Benito and Bata, the islands of Corisco, Small Elobey and Great Elobey.

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  1. ^ Benga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Benga". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online

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