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Luganda language

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Luganda (Ganda)
Spoken in: Uganda
Region: Mainly Buganda region
Total speakers: First language: 3.01 million (1991)

Second language: 100,000 (1991)

Ranking: Not in top 100
Genetic classification: Niger-Congo

 Atlantic-Congo
  Volta-Congo
   Benue-Congo
    Bantoid
     Southern
      Narrow Bantu
       Central
        G
         Nyoro-Ganda           Luganda

Official status
Official language of: see below
Regulated by: None
Language codes
ISO 639-1lg
ISO 639-2lug
SILlug
See also: LanguageList of languages

Luganda, also known as Ganda, is a Bantu language and is spoken mainly in the Buganda region of Uganda by a population of over three million people. With 100,000 second language speakers, it is the most widely spoken second language in Uganda next to English. The language is used in some primary schools in Buganda as pupils begin to learn English, the official language of Uganda.

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