Mbala language

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Native to Democratic Republic of Congo
Region Bandundu Province
Native speakers
(200,000 cited 1972)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mdp
Glottolog mbal1257[2]

Mbala (Gimbala, Rumbala) is a Bantu language of the Congo. It is widely spoken in the area around the town of Kitwit.


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