Kaiku

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Alternate Names
Ikaiku, Kaiko
Population

13,000 (2002).

Location

Orientale Province, Ituri district, Mambasa territory, Babombi collectivité; Nord-Kivu Province, northern border.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 80% with Bhele and Bila, 70% with Komo [kmw], 56% with Bera [brf], 20%–25% with Mbo [zmw], Ndaka [ndk], and Budu [buu].

Other Comments

The people are considered Bila.