Tembo

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Alternate Names
Litembo, Motembo
Population

5,000 (1986 SIL).

Location

Equateur Province, Sud Ubangi, Equateur, Budjala and Bomongo territories, Libanza, Bokele, and Bosanga villages on Banga-Melo river; 1 or 2 villages on Mongala river southwest of Akula; Sumba island.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Wide dialect variation may exist.

Language Use

Also use Lingala [lin].