A language of Indonesia


13,000 (Himmelmann 2001).


Central Sulawesi Province. Tolitoli and Buol regencies, Tolitoli Utara, Baolan, Dondo, Galang, and Dampal Utara subdistricts, at least 25 villages. North peninsula, inland from Dondo bay, east and south coasts.

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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.