Dondo

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A language of Indonesia

Population

13,000 (Himmelmann 2001).

Location

Sulawesi Tengah Province, Tolitoli and Buol regencies, Tolitoli Utara, Baolan, Dondo, Galang, and Dampal Utara subdistricts, at least 25 villages; Gorontalo Province, inland from Dondo bay, Pohuwato regency.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Children receive their education in Indonesian [ind] (Wurm 2007).

Other Comments

Most of the hill Dondo interact socially with the Dondo coastal population which reinforces the use of Dondo in a variety of functions. Muslim.