Katu, Western

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A language of Laos

Population

22,800 (2005 census).

Location

Xekong Province, upper Xe Kong river, high basin of Song Boung river watershed along the border.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. A different language, Eastern Katu [ktv], and orthography from Viet Nam.

Writing

Lao script [Laoo]. Tai Le script [Tale].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.