Katu, Western

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A language of Laos

Population

22,800 (2005 census).

Location

Sekong, Saravan, and Champassak provinces, Upper Xe Kong river, high basin of Song Boung river watershed along the border.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

A different language, Eastern Katu [ktv], and orthography from Viet Nam.

Writing
Lao script. Tai Le script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion.