Umbundu

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A language of Angola

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

L1 users: 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.

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