Turka

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Curama, Cuuramã, Tchourama, Tourka, Turuka, Tyurama
Population

37,000 in Burkina Faso (1998 SIL).

Location

Comoé Province, north and west of Banfora. Principal villages are dialect names. Also in Côte d’Ivoire.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Beregadougou-Toumousseni, Douna. Most similar to Cerma [cme].

Language Use

All ages. Also use Jula [dyu].

Language Development
Dictionary. Bible portions: 2006–2008.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Muslim, traditional religion, Christian.