Ngbaka Minagende language
|Native to||Democratic Republic of Congo|
|1.02 million (2000)|
Ngbaka (Ngbàkà) is a Gbaya language spoken by a million people in DRC Congo. It is a regionally important language, used by the Gilima, Ngbundu, Mbandja, and Mono peoples and taught in primary schools; 10% are literate in Ngbaka.
"Ngbaka" is a common local ethnic name; the language may be distinguished from other languages called 'Ngbaka' as Ngbaka Gbaya or Ngbaka Minagende.