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The language Nkem - Nkum (ISO 639-3: isi ) is a ekoide language that is spoken by a total of 34,500 persons in the Nigerian state of Cross River.
The language has two dialects of nkem (also nkim, Ogoja, ishibori, isibiri or ogboja called ), which has 18,000 speakers, and Nkum, which has a total of 16,500 speakers. The language belongs to the language group of the südbantoiden languages within the language family of the Niger - Congo languages .