Banda, South Central

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Population

150,000 in Central African Republic (1996). 55,000 Langba, 95,000 Ngbugu. Population total all countries: 153,000.

Location

Basse-Kotto Prefecture, Mobaye, Alindao, Kembé, and Mingala subprefectures; Kémo Prefecture, Sibut subprefecture. Also in Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Langba (Lagba), Ngbugu (Ngbougou). May be intelligible with Langbashe [lna].

Language Development
Bible portions: 1999.
Writing
Latin script.

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