Tukang Besi North

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Buton, Wakatobi
  • Dialects: Kahedupa, Kaledupa, Wanci, Wangi- Wangi, Wanje, Wanji, Wantji
  • Scriptures published: None
  • Literacy: No information available.
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Indonesia
  • Region: Sulawesi Tenggara Province,Tukang Besi archipelago north, Kaledupa and Wangiwangi islands; also, Runduma islands, to east. Maluku, Bacan, Taliabu, Mongole, Buru, Sulabesi, Seram, and Ambon islands. Also, Baubau and Sumbawa cities
  • Also used in: Singapore
  • Religion: Muslim
  • Number of users: 120,000
  • Vitality: Vigorous

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)