Waropen language

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Native to Indonesia
Region West Papua
Native speakers
(6,000 cited 1987)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 wrp
Glottolog waro1242[2]

Waropen is an Austronesian language in the putative Cenderawasih (Geelvink Bay) of Indonesian Papua. It is fairly closely related to the Yapen languages.


  1. ^ Waropen at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Waropen". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.