Ethnologue.com home
Ethnologue > Web version > Country index > Asia > Indonesia (Papua) > Karas

Karas

A language of Indonesia (Papua)

ISO 639-3kgv

Population  240 (1983 SIL).
Region  Karas Island, off southwest coast of Bomberai Peninsula, southeast from Fak Fak, Antalisa and Mas.
Language map  Indonesia, Northwestern Papua, reference number 46
Classification  Trans-New Guinea, West, West Bomberai, Karas
Comments  Agriculturalists: spice; fishermen; copra production; lumbermen; oil workers. Christian, traditional religion.
Contact us