Language Data

  • Dialects: Central Bassa, Gba Sor, Gbor, Hwen Gba Kon, Mabahn, Rivercess Bassa
  • Scriptures published:
    • Bible (2005)
    • New Testament (1970)
    • Portions (1844 — 1988)
    • FCBH  (2002 Bible Society in Liberia)  See above
    • The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: Also use Liberian English [lir]
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Liberia
  • Region: Most of Grand Bassa county; western River Cess county; Margibi county: coastal areas and inland (Gibi district); Bong and Montserrado counties
  • Also used in: Sierra Leone
  • Religion: Christian, traditional religion
  • Livelihood: Agriculturalists: upland rice
  • Number of users: 417,730
  • Vitality: Developing

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)