Islander Creole English

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Bende, San Andrés Creole
Population

12,000 (1981 SIL).

Location

San Andres y Providencia Islands.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly very similar to Belize Creole English [bzj].

Language Use

Probably L1 of majority of islanders. Also use English [eng], Spanish [spa].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 90% Spanish, 80% English. Bible portions: 1999–2009.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].