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Languages by region

language families:
Afro-Asiatic
Niger-Congo
Nilo-Saharan
Khoisan
Other
Languages spoken in Central Africa


country main languages spoken
Angola Umbundu, Kimbundu, Kongo, Chokwe, Lwena, Lunda
Burundi Kirundi, Rundi, Swahili
Cameroon Fang, Bulu, Fulani, Yaunde, Duala, Mbum
Central African Republic Sango, Gbaya, Banda, Swahili, Hausa, Arabic
Chad Arabic, Sara, Maba, Teda, Mbum
Congo Lingala, Kongo, Kituba
Democratic Republic of
the Congo (Zaire)
Lingala, Kingwana, Kikongo, Tshiluba, Ngala, Luba, Mongo, Kinyarwanda, Zande, Rundi, Mangbetu, Chokwe
Equatorial Guinea Bubi, Fang, Igbo
Gabon Fang, Myene, Bateke, Bapounou, Eschira, Bandjabi, Bantu family (100 subfamilies)
Rwanda Kinyarwanda, Swahili
Uganda Luganda, Nkole, Chiga, Gisu, Toro, Nyoro, Lango, Acholi, Alur, Teso, Karamojong, Lugbara, Madi, Swahili
Zambia Bemba, Kaonda, Lozi, Lunda, Luvale, Nyangja, Tonga, Tumbuka


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