Mokole

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A language of Benin

Alternate Names
Féri, Mokollé, Mokwale, Monkole
Population

65,500 (Vanderaa 1991), increasing.

Location

Alibori Department, Kandi commune, Kandi town, villages north and east.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Vigorous. For school-age children, though education is in French [fra], outside the classroom children speak Mokole. Home, school, neighborhood, work. All ages. Positive attitudes. Many also use Baatonum [bba], Dendi [ddn], Fulfulde [fue], or French [fra]. Some use Yoruba [yor], Hausa [hau], or Boko [bqc].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. New media. Radio programs. NT: 2006.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Muslim, Christian, traditional religion.