Gbaya, Northwest

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Alternate Names
Gbaya, Gbaya Nord-Ouest
Population

200,000 in Central African Republic (1996). Population total all countries: 267,000.

Location

Nana-Mambéré Prefecture, Bouar and Baboua subprefectures; Ouham-Pendé Prefecture, Bocaranga and Paoua subprefectures. Also in Cameroon, Congo (Gbaya), Nigeria.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bodoe, Gbaya Kara (Boar, Gbaya de Bouar), Lai (Lay), Yaáyuwee (Kalla, Yaiwe).

Language Use

Vigorous. Also use Sango [sag].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 1995.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion, Muslim.

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