Ngando language

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Native toDR Congo
Native speakers
220,000 (1995)[2]
(presumably includes 55,000 speakers (1993) of Lalia dialect)
Language codes
ISO 639-3nxd – inclusive code
Individual code:
lal – Lalia[1]
C.63, 62[4]

Ngando is a Bantu language in the Soko-Kele languages group that is spoken by the Ngando people in the Democratic Republic of Congo.


  1. ^ Hammarström (2015) Ethnologue 16/17/18th editions: a comprehensive review: online appendices
  2. ^ Ngando at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Lalia[1] at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ngando-Lalia". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online