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

Caqueta Department, Orteguaza and Caquetá rivers and tributaries; also in Putumayo Department, Puerto Guzman municipality.

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 [Latn].

Other Comments

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