Kele language (Congo)

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Not to be confused with Kele language (Gabon).
Native to Democratic Republic of the Congo
Region Kisangani
Ethnicity Kele people
Native speakers
unknown (160,000 cited 1980)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 khy
Glottolog kele1255[2]

The Kele language, or Lokele, is a Bantu language spoken in the Democratic Republic of the Congo by the Kele people.


  1. ^ Kele at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Kele (Democratic Republic of Congo)". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. 
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online

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