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Kela

A language of Papua New Guinea

ISO 639-3kcl

Population  2,150 (1980 census).
Region  Morobe Province, Huon Gulf south coast, between Salamaua and Kui, Paiawa River. 10 villages.
Language map  Papua New Guinea, Map 15, reference number 699
Alternate names   Gela, Kelana, Laukanu
Classification  Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Central-Eastern, Eastern Malayo-Polynesian, Oceanic, Western Oceanic, North New Guinea, Huon Gulf, North
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 15%–25%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%.
Writing system  Latin script.