Yaouré

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A language of Côte d’Ivoire

Alternate Names
Yaure, Yohowré, Youré
Population

40,000 (2012 V. Vydrin).

Location

Sassandra-Marahoué District, Bouaflé department, Bouaflé subprefecture, Yaouré canton, bounded south by Red Bandama, east by White Bandama river, north by Lake Kossou, west by Bouaflé.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bhoo, Klan, Taan, Yaan, Yoo. Reportedly most similar to Guro [goa].

Language Use

Also use Baoulé [bci], Guro [goa], Jula [dyu].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. NT: 1999.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Traditional religion.