Eggon

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
Egon, Hill Mada, Mada Dutse, Mada Eggon, Mo Egon
Population

140,000 (1990).

Location

Nassarawa state: Nasarawa Egon, Akwanga, Wamba, Lafia, Awe, Doma, Obi, Keana, Keffi, Kokona, and Karu LGAs; Nassarawa and Toto LGAs.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

25 dialects locally recognized, but their status is unclear.

Language Use

Also use Hausa [hau].

Language Development
Dictionary. NT: 1974.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian.

Eggon