Gobu

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Alternate Names
Gabou, Gabu, Gubu, Ngobo, Ngobu
Population

12,000 in Democratic Republic of the Congo (1984 census).

Location

Equateur Province, Nord Ubangi, Bosobolo territory: north of Bili between Duguru and Borunu on Sidi road, and Pandu area between Denbili and Bele II villages. Also in Central African Republic (Gubu).

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Most similar to Togbo-Vara Banda [tor] and Mono [mnh].

Language Use

Positive attitudes. Also use Mono [mnh], Lingala [lin], or Sango [sag].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: Low in Lingala.
Writing
Unwritten.

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