Gbanu

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Alternate Names
Banu, Gbanou
Population

95,000 (1996).

Location

Ombella-Mpoko Prefecture, Yaloke-Bossembélé subprefecture, north of Bogangolo; Haute-Sangha Prefecture, Carnot subprefecture; Ouham Prefecture, Bossangoa subprefecture; Lobaye Prefecture, small areas along Ombella-Mpoko border, north of Bodo town.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Budigri (Bidikili), Gbagiri (Bagili, Baguili, Gbagili), Gbanu.

Language Use

Also use Sango [sag].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1932–1939.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], no longer in use.