Kpeego

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A language of Burkina Faso

Alternate Names
Noumou, Noumoukan, Numu
Population

2,000 (2012 SIL).

Location

Léraba Province, Kankalaba department, Noumousoba and Tourny villages; in villages throughout southwest Burkina Faso.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Language Use

Highly bilingual in local languages and trade languages. Children do not always grow up speaking Kpeego.

Other Comments

Kpeego speakers are blacksmiths.