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Kiong

A language of Nigeria

ISO 639-3: kkm

Population 100 (2004). Ethnic population: 569 (2000 WCD).
Region Cross River State, Odukpani and Akampka LGAs.
Alternate names   Akayon, Akoiyang, Okonyong, Okoyong, Iyoniyong
Classification Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Cross River, Delta Cross, Upper Cross, Kiong-Korop
Language use Speakers are older adults; the younger generation speaks Efik. For several generations before now, the people were bilingual in Kiong and Efik.
Comments Nearly extinct.