Bole

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Ampika, Bolanchi, Bolawa, Bolewa, Borpika
Population

100,000 (1990).

Location

Bauchi State, Dukku, Alkaleri, and Darazo LGAs; Gombe State, Dukku LGA; Yobe State, Fika LGA; Plateau State, Wase LGA.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Bara, Fika (Anpika, Fikankayen).

Language Development
Grammar.
Other Comments

Distinct from Beele [bxq]. The Ngara (2,000 in 1993) claim to be part of Bole, but the Bolewa disagree. Muslim.