Curripaco

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A language of Colombia

Alternate Names
Curipaco, Karrupaku, Koripako, Kuripaco, Kurripaco, Waquenia
Population

7,000 in Colombia (Civallero 2008). Ethnic population: 7,060 (Crevels 2007). Total users in all countries: 11,880.

Location

Guainía department: Barrio La Primavera and Inírida on Inírida and Isana rivers, headwaters of Río Negro; Vaupés department: Mitu and Papunahua minicipalities.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Baniwa [bwi].

Language Development
NT: 1959.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

The ethnic group is related to the Puinave [pui] and Piapoco [pio] (2011 C. Suárez).

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