Batak Angkola

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Anakola, Angkola
Population

750,000 (1991 UBS).

Location

Sumatera Utara Province, Tapanuli Tengah, Tapanuli Selatan, Tapanuli Utara, Padang Lawas Utara, Padang Lawas, Labuhan Batu, and Labuhan Batu Selatan regencies; inland from near Sibolga city south towards Padangsidempuan, east to Binanga towards southern provincial border, northeast towards the Strait of Malacca.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Mandailing Batak [btm], but distinct sociolinguistically.

Language Development
Bible: 1991.
Writing

Batak script [Batk]. Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, Muslim.