Igo

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A language of Togo

Alternate Names
Achlo, Ago, Ahlõ, Ahlon, Ahlon-Bogo, Ahonlan, Anlo
Population

6,000 (1995 H. Gblem). No monolinguals. Ethnic population: 6,000.

Location

Plateaux Region, far northwest Danyi prefecture, Bogo-Ahlon canton, Sassanou village area.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Many shifting to Ewe [ewe] as L1 (Dimmendaal and Voeltz 2007). All domains. Also use French [fra] or Éwé [ewe]. Some also speak Ikposo [kpo], Lelemi [lef], Sekpele [lip], Akan [aka], or Tem [kdh].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 33%. 2,000 read Igo, 1,000 can write it. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 2001–2005.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Official name: Ahlon. Christian, traditional religion.