BONGILI: a language of Congo

The following is the entry for this language as it appeared in the 14th edition (2000).
It was superseded by the corresponding entry in the 15th edition (2005). See also the corresponding entry in the 16th edition (2009).

SIL code: BUI

ISO 639-2: bnt

Population 4,000. 
Region Sangha Region, on and near Sangha River, southeast of Ouesso, as far as Pikounda area, and southwest of Ouesso, Liouesso area.
Alternate names   BONGIRI, BUNGILI, BUNGIRI
Classification Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Narrow Bantu, Northwest, C, Ngundi (C.20).
Comments Different from Bukongo of CAR. NT 1947.

This web edition of the Ethnologue contains all the content of the print edition and may be cited as:
Grimes, Barbara F. (ed.), 2000. Ethnologue: Languages of the World, Fourteenth edition. Dallas, Texas: SIL International. Online version: http://www.ethnologue.com/14.

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