Language Data

  • Alternate names: Aykindang, Rounga, Roungo; Also, in Central African Republic: Ayki, Aykindang, Rounga, Runga de Ndele
  • Scriptures published: None
  • Literacy: Literacy rate in first language: 0% in Runga. Most of the men also use Chadian Spoken Arabic [shu] (Boyd 1989)
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Chad
  • Region: Salamat region: Haraze-Mangueigne department; Ouaddaï region: Sila department
  • Also used in: Central African Republic,
  • Religion: traditional religion, Muslim
  • Livelihood: Agriculturalists: sorghum; fishermen
  • Number of users: 43,000 (21,500 in Chad (1993 census); 21,500 in Central African Republic (1996))
  • Vitality: Vigorous

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)