Karon language

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Native to Senegal, Gambia
Region Southwest Senegal coast
Native speakers
15,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 krx
Glottolog karo1294[2]

The Karon language is an endangered language of Senegal and Gambia. It belongs to the Bak branch of the Niger–Congo language family, and is particularly closely related to the Mlomp language.


  1. ^ Karon at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Karon". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

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