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Title:A rapid appraisal survey of Bangolan (ALCAM 901, shu̵̶ paməm)
Contributor (author):Griffin, Margaret A.
Date:1993-11-04 - 1993-11-05
Description:Bangolan is classified under ALCAM 901 shú pamém, along with Bamoun, Bapi, Bamali, Bafanji and Bambalang. Bangolan is further classified in the Ethnologue (Grimes 1992:183) as Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Benue-Congo, Bantoid, Southern, Broad Bantu, Wide Grassfields, Narrow Grassfields, Mbam-Nkam, Nun. It is listed as a probable translation need in the 1988 Bible Translation Needs Bulletin (BTNB, Grimes 1988:51). Bangolan is located near the eastern border of the Ngo Ketunjia Division of the North West Province of Cameroon. The village of Bangolan has a population of 6,300 according to the 1987 census (the most current population figures available from the District Officer in Ndop). Members of the traditional council in Bangolan estimated that the total number of Bangolan speakers in Cameroon is about 15,000.
Description (URI):http://www.sil.org/resources/archives/47301
Extent:10 pages
Identifier (URI):http://www.silcam.org/languages/languagepage.php?languageid=38
Language (ISO639):eng
Spatial Coverage (ISO3166):CM
Subject:Bangolan language
Language surveys
Subject (ISO639):bgj
Type (DCMI):Text
Type (OLAC):language_description


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Citation: Griffin, Margaret A. 1993-11-04 - 1993-11-05. SIL Language and Culture Archives.
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Country: Cameroon
Area: Africa

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