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Bangi language

Native to Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Native speakers
120,000  (2000)[1]
   Derived creoles:
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
bni – Bangi
mow – Moi

The Bangi language, or Bobangi, is a relative and main lexical source of the Lingala language spoken in central Africa. Dialects of the language are spoken on both sides of the Ubangi and Congo Rivers.

Sources and references

  • Linguistic map
  • Webresources for Bantu languages


  1. ^ Bangi at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
    Moi at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. ^ Jouni Filip Maho, 2009. New Updated Guthrie List Online
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