Lumbu

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A language of Gabon

Alternate Names
Baloumbou, Ilumbu, Yilumbu
Population

19,700 in Gabon (2000). Population total all countries: 22,720.

Location

Nyanga province: southwest coast, between Nyanga and Bangua rivers, Mayumba; Ogooué-Maritime province: coastal Ndougou department, Gamba, Setté Cama, Mayonani and Panga villages.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Development
Dictionary. Bible portions: 1933–1966.
Writing

Latin script [Latn], no longer in use.

Other Comments

Some intermarriage with Vili [vif] women. Traditional religion.

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