Banda, Mid-Southern

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Alternate Names
Banda Central Sud
Population

100,000 in Central African Republic (1996). Population total all countries: 102,000.

Location

Basse-Kotto Prefecture, Alindao, Mobaye, Mingala, and Kembé prefectures; Ouaka Prefecture, Kouango subprefecture. Also in Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bongo, Dukpu, Wasa (Ouassa), Yakpa (Bayaka, Yacoua, Yakpwa, Yakwa). Most similar to Gubu [gox], but speakers have better relations with Mbandja [zmz].

Language Use

Also use Sango [sag].

Writing
Unwritten.

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