Comorian, Ngazidja

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Ngazidja, Ngazija, Shingazidja; Also, in Madagascar: Comores Swahili, Comoro, Komoro
  • Scriptures published:
    • Portions (1976 — 2007)
    • The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: No information available.
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Comoros
  • Region: Grande Comore Autonomous Island
  • Also used in: Madagascar, Reunion
  • Religion: Muslim
  • Status: Statutory language of provincial identity in Comoros
  • Number of users: 312,000 (300,000 in Comoros; 8,000 in Madagascar (Johnstone and Mandryk 2001))
  • Vitality: Developing

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)