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.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

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

Language Use

All ages.

Language Development
NT: 1999.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Muslim, Christian.