Yombe

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Alternate Names
Bayombe, Ciyoombe, Kiombi, Kiyombe, Yoombe
Population

669,000 in Democratic Republic of the Congo (2002). Population total all countries: 1,056,400.

Location

Western Bas-Congo Province, Mayombe forest.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Mbala (Mumbala), Vungunya (Kivungunya, Yombe Classique).

Language Development
NT: 2005.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Distinct enough from Koongo-Fioti [kng] to need separate literature. Christian, traditional religion.

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