Shanga language

Region Nigeria
Ethnicity 20,000 (2010)[1]
Native speakers
6,000 (2012)[1]
  • Mande

    • Eastern
      • Bisa–Busa
        • Samo–Busa
          • Busa languages
            • Shanga–Tyenga
              • Shanga
Language codes
ISO 639-3 sho
Glottolog shan1282[2]

Shanga (Shangawa, Shonga, Shongawa) is a Mande language of Nigeria.


  1. 1 2 Shanga at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Shanga". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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