Sissala

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Sisaali
Population

13,000 (1991 SIL).

Location

Sissili Province, between Léo and Hamale, 30 villages; Ioba Province, Niego and Ouessa departments.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

All one dialect in Burkina Faso. Distinct from Sisaala languages in Ghana, although reportedly most similar to Western Sisaala [ssl].

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
NT: 1999.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian (Protestant), Muslim.