Dida, Yocoboué

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Population

102,000 (1993 SIL). 7,100 Guitry, 94,500 Divo.

Location

Sud-Bandama Region, Guitry subprefecture, Guitry town area.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Divo, Lozoua (Gakpa, Goudou, Guitry, Kagoué, Yocoboue, Yokouboué). Lakota Dida [dic] marginally intelligible with Yocoboué Dida. Guitry is prestigious.

Language Use

Also use French [fra].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. Radio programs. TV. Bible portions: 1930–1985.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

More survey needed in Dida area. Christian, Muslim, traditional religion.