Banda-Bambari

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Alternate Names
Banda of Bambari, Banda-Linda
Population

183,000 (1996). 4,000 Gbende, 2,000 Joto, mainly Linda.

Location

Ouaka prefecture: Bambari, Ippy, Grimari, and Bakala subprefectures; Basse-Kotto prefecture: Alindao and Mingala subprefectures; Haute-Kotto prefecture: Bria subprefecture.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Gbende, Joto (Jeto), Linda, Ndokpa, Ngapo (Ngapu).

Language Use

Also use Sango [sag].

Writing

Latin script [Latn].