Nyambo language

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Native toTanzania
RegionKagera Region
Native speakers
400,000 (2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3now

The Nyambo, or Ragwe, are a Bantu ethnic and linguistic group based in the Karagwe District of Kagera Region in far northwestern Tanzania. In 2003 the Nyambo population was estimated to number 400,000.[4]


  1. ^ Nyambo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Nyambo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
  4. ^ http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=TZ
  • Josephat M. Rugemalira (2005). A Grammar of Runyambo. Languages of Tanzania Project. ISBN 9987-691-03-X.