Monzombo language

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Native toDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of Congo
RegionÉquateur Province (NW)
Native speakers
(19,000 cited 1986–1993)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3Variously:
moj – Monzombo
kpl – Kpala
yng – Yango

Monzombo is a minor Ubangian language of the Congos.

There are three varieties, Monzombo (Mondjembo), Kpala (Kwala), and Yango, which Ethnologue lists separately. It is not clear how distinct they are.


  1. ^ Monzombo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Kpala at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Yango at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Monzomboic". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.