Kala

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A language of Papua New Guinea

Alternate Names
Gela, Kela, Kelana, Laukanu
Population

2,200 (2011 census). Ethnic population: 3,000.

Location

Morobe Province, Huon Gulf south coast, between Salamaua and Kui, Paiawa river. 10 villages.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 15%–25%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%.
Writing
Latin script.