Mamprule, Manpelle, Ngmamperli
220,000 in Ghana (2004 SIL), increasing.
Northeast Northern Region, east and west of Gambaga. Also in Togo.
2 (Provincial). De facto provincial language in northeast North Region.
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 5%–10%. 48 literacy teachers; about 20 primary schools, 10 junior secondary schools, 3 secondary schools. Taught in primary and secondary schools. Dictionary. NT: 2001.
Latin script, used since 1981.
Traditional religion, Muslim.