Spoken L1 Language: Duala

AES status:
not endangered
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons and Charles D. Fennig 2024
Duala (dua-dua) = 3 (Wider communication). First spoken in Cameroon in 1650 by immigrants who arrived from Congo. In 1845 a mission was opened in Duala; by 1875 Duala had become the lingua franca for many ethnic groups in Cameroon. Used in all domains.
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