Guro

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Alternate Names
Baba, Dalo, Dipa, Gouro, Ku, Kwéndré, Kweni, Lo
Population

500,000 (2012 V. Vydrin).

Location

Mainly Marahoue, Haut-Sassandra, and Fromager regions, Zuénoula, Vavoua, Gouitafla, Bouaflé, Sinfra, and Oumé subprefectures; smaller areas in Vallee du Bandama, Worodougou and Lacs regions.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Also use French [fra]. Used as L2 by Gban [ggu], Kouya [kyf], Mwan [moa], Yaouré [yre].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 25%. Radio programs. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 1979.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Muslim.