Umbundu

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Kimbari, Mbali, Mbari, M'bundo, Mbundu, Mbundu Benguella, Nano, Olumbali, Ovimbundu, South Mbundu, Umbundo
  • Dialects: Mbalundu
  • Scriptures published:
    • Bible (1963)
    • New Testament (1897 — 1999)
    • Portions (1889 — 2000)
    • FCBH  (1963 Bible Society of Angola)  See above
    • The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: No information available.
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Angola
  • Region: West central, mostly Huambo, Cuanza Sul, and Benguela provinces; also Bié, Huíla, Namibe, and Bengo provinces
  • Religion: Christian, traditional religion
  • Number of users: 6,000,000
  • Vitality: Wider Communication

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)