Bolango

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A language of Indonesia

Alternate Names
Atinggola-Bolango, Bolaang Uki, Bolang-Banka, Bulanga, Bulanga-Uki
Population

23,000 (Sneddon and Usup 1986). Atinggola 16,000, Bolango 7,000.

Location

Sulawesi Utara Province, Bolaang Mongondow Utara regency and Gorontalo Province, Gorontalo Utara regency, northeast coast, Atinggola town area; south coast of peninsula, Sulawesi Utara Province, Bolaang Mongondow Selantan regency, Molibagu area.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Bolango (Uki), Atinggola (Andagile, Attingola, Diu, Kattinggola).

Language Use

Younger generation using more Indonesian [ind].

Other Comments

Distinct from Gorontalo [gor] (1974 J. Little). Muslim.