Native toIndonesia
RegionKomodo Island and mainland Flores
EthnicityKomodo, Bugis, Bima
Native speakers
700 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3kvh
Glottologkomo1261  Komodo

The Komodo language is a language spoken by the extinct[2] Komodo people, and present day inhabitants of Komodo Island, with a small population of speakers on mainland Flores.[3] It belongs to the Austronesian language family, and is a separate language from Manggarai.


  1. ^ Komodo at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013) Closed access icon
  2. ^ "Penduduk Hidup Bersama Komodo". Kompas.com (in Indonesian). 2013-01-28. Archived from the original on 2018-07-05. Retrieved 2018-07-06.
  3. ^ "Komodo". Joshua Project. Archived from the original on 2013-08-25. Retrieved 2018-07-06.