The Lombo language (also called Olombo, Turumbu, Ulumbu) is in the Kele language group of Bantu languages. It is spoken by the Turumbu people of the Tshopo District, Isangi Territory, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
|Native to||Republic of Zaire, Democratic Republic of the Congo|
|(10,000 cited 1971)|
Lombo may refer to
Lombo language, in the Kele language group of Bantu languages
Lombo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, a community in Équateur province
Lombo Airport, which serves Lombo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lombo Pocket Watch, a champion Australian grey Standardbred colt foaled on 16 October 2003
Lombo-Bouenguidi Department, a department of Ogooué-Lolo Province in eastern Gabon
Ana Maria Lombo, an American-Colombian singer/songwriter and dancer
Turumbu people, who live in the Isangi area of the Tshopo Province on both sides of the Congo RiverTurumbu people
The Turumbu people (also Lombo, Olombo, Ulumbu) live in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, mostly in the Isangi Territory of the Tshopo District on both sides of the Congo River. They speak the Lombo language. As of 1971 their population was estimated to be 10,000.
A more recent estimate put the population at 32,000.
Note: The Guthrie classification is geographic and its groupings do not imply a relationship between the languages within them.