Bola

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Bakovi, Bola-Bakovi
Population

13,700 (2000 census). 2,250 Harua.

Location

West New Britain Province, northeast coast, Willaumez peninsula, Harua east of Kimbe.

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Language Status

4 (Educational).

Dialects

Bola, Harua (Garua, Karua, Mai, Xarua). Harua developed among people resettled on an oil palm plantation.

Language Use

Used as L2 by Bulu [bjl].

Language Development
11 vernacular preparatory schools. Bible: 2011.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].