L1 users: 135,000 (2014 J. Leclerc).
Bouenza department: Mouyondzi district; Pool department: west and northwest of Brazzaville.
Ghaangala (Hangala, Kighaangala), Laari de Biiza, Laari de Kinkala. A member of macrolanguage Kongo [kon].
Laari has become an informal trade language among youth in Brazzaville, spoken by many non-ethnic Laari in the city (2014 SIL). All ages. Also use Kituba [mkw].
Latin script [Latn].