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A language of Papua New Guinea

ISO 639-3: jko

Population 1,000.
Region Western Province, Lake Murray District, northern half of Upper Strickland Census District, east of Strickland River, north of the Samo.
Dialects Related to Samo and Gobasi.
Classification Trans-New Guinea, Main Section, Central and Western, Central and South New Guinea-Kutubuan, Central and South New Guinea, East Strickland
Language development Literacy rate in first language: 10% to 15%. Literacy rate in second language: 15% to 20%. One vernacular primary school. Bible portions: 1996–1999.
Comments Interfluvial. Tropical forest, swamp. 120 to 200 meters. Swidden agriculturalists.