Watubela language

Last updated
Native to Indonesia (Maluku Islands)
Region Watubela Islands
Native speakers
(4,000 cited 1990) [1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 wah
Glottolog watu1247 [2]

Watubela is a language of the Maluku Islands, Indonesia.

Maluku Islands archipelago within Indonesia

The Maluku Islands or the Moluccas are an archipelago in eastern Indonesia. Tectonically they are located on the Halmahera Plate within the Molucca Sea Collision Zone. Geographically they are located east of Sulawesi, west of New Guinea, and north and east of Timor.

Indonesia Republic in Southeast Asia

Indonesia, officially the Republic of Indonesia, is a country in Southeast Asia, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. It is the world's largest island country, with more than seventeen thousand islands, and at 1,904,569 square kilometres, the 14th largest by land area and the 7th largest in combined sea and land area. With over 261 million people, it is the world's 4th most populous country as well as the most populous Muslim-majority country. Java, the world's most populous island, is home to more than half of the country's population.

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

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