Loko

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A language of Sierra Leone

Alternate Names
Landogo
Population

138,000 (2006).

Location

2 areas; parts of Koya, Ribbi, and Bumpe chiefdoms; Sanda Loko chiefdom.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Buya, Gbendembu, Koya, Laia, Libisegahun, Magbiambo, Nagbanmba, Ngoahu, Ribbi, Sanda. Reportedly similar to Mende [men].

Language Development
NT: 1983.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Muslim.