Yombe

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Alternate Names
Bayombe, Ciyoombe, Kiombi, Kiyombe, Yoombe
Population

L1 users: 669,000 (2002). Total users in all countries: 734,400.

Location

Kongo Central province: west in Mayombe forest.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Mbala (Mumbala), Vungunya (Kivungunya, Yombe Classique).

Language Development
NT: 2005.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Distinct enough from Koongo-Fioti [kng] to need separate literature. Christian, traditional religion.

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