Gola language

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Native toEastern Liberia & along the border with Sierra Leone
Native speakers
(110,000 cited 1989–1991)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3gol

Gola is an erstwhile Atlantic language of Liberia and Sierra Leone. It is not closely related to other languages and appears to form its own branch of the Niger–Congo language family.[3]


  1. ^ Gola at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Gola". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Guillaume Segerer & Florian Lionnet 2010. "'Isolates' in 'Atlantic'" Archived March 31, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.. Language Isolates in Africa workshop, Lyon, Dec. 4