Bakwé

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Population

10,300 (1993 SIL).

Location

Bas-Sassandra Region, Sassandra, Soubre, and San Pedro prefectures.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Dafa, Defa, Deple, Nigagba, Nyinagbi. Most similar to Godié [god].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–15%.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Christian, Muslim, traditional religion.