Lobi

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Lobiri, Miwa
Population

286,000 in Burkina Faso (Vanderaa 1991). Population total all countries: 442,000.

Location

Poni Province, Gaoua southwest border area. Also in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Gongon Lobi.

Language Use

All ages. Also use Jula [dyu] or French [fra].

Language Development
NT: 1965–1985.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.

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