Kpessi

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A language of Togo

Alternate Names
Kpesi, Kpési, Kpetchi, Kpétsi
Population

4,000 (2002 SIL). Ethnic population: 4,000.

Location

Central Region, East Mono prefecture, Kpessi and Nyamassila cantons; southeast Blitta prefecture, Langabou canton.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

Home, formal village functions, prayer, church. All ages. Positive attitudes. Good comprehension of Éwé [ewe] and Gen [gej]. Éwé used in literacy. Some also speak French [fra], Ifè [ife], Tem [kdh], or Kabiye [kbp].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%.
Other Comments

Traditional religion.