Umbundu

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A language of Angola

Alternate Names
Kimbari, Mbali, Mbari, M’bundo, Mbundu, Mbundu Benguella, Nano, Olumbali, Ovimbundu, South Mbundu, Umbundo
Population

6,000,000 (2012 World Factbook).

Location

West central, mostly Huambo, Cuanza Sul, and Benguela provinces; also Bié, Huíla, Namibe, and Bengo provinces.

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Language Status

3 (Wider communication).

Dialects

Mbalundu.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 1963.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, traditional religion.