Kogi language

Native to Colombia
Region Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
Ethnicity Kogis
Native speakers
9,900 (2004)[1]
nearly all monolingual
  • Arwako–Chimila

    • Arwako
      • Kogi
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kog
Glottolog cogu1240[2]

Kogi (Cogui), or Kagaba (Cágaba), is a Chibchan language of Colombia. The Kogi people are almost entirely monolingual, and maintain the only unconquered Andean civilization.


  1. Kogi at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Cogui". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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