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

6,000,000 (2012 World Factbook).

Location

Scattered in the west central area, mostly Huambo, Kuanza 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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