Kongo
Kikongo
Country DR Congo, Congo, Angola
Speakers
(ca. 6.5 million cited 1982–2012)
5 million L2 speakers in DRC (perhaps Kituba)
Family
Writing
Latin, Mandombe
AreaSouth of Pool region, west and northwest of Brazzaville. Also in Angola.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 kg
ISO 639-2 kon
ISO 639-3 kon – inclusive code
Individual codes:
kng – Koongo
ldi – Laari
kwy – San Salvador Kongo (South)
yom – Yombe
Glottolog core1256  Core Kikongo; incl. Kituba & ex-Kongo varieties
yomb1244  Yombe
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The Kongo language
Person muKongo
People baKongo
Language kiKongo
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