Koreguaje

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Caquetá, Chaocha Pai, Coreguaje, Correguaje, Ko’reuaju
Population

2,100 (Civallero 2008). Speakers of Koreguaje represent a fusion of various ethnic groups. Also spoken by Inga, Witoto, Carijona, and Tama (Crevels 2007).

Location

Caquetá Department, Orteguaza and Caquetá rivers and tributaries.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Also use Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%–30%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–40%. Dictionary. NT: 1991–2009.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

‘Caquetá’ is name of the river, not the people.