A language of Benin

Alternate Names
Dompago, Legba, Logba, Lokpa, Lugba, Yoa-Lokpa

133,000 in Benin (2016). Total users in all countries: 150,900.


Borgou department: Tchaouroue commune; Donga department: Bassila, Ouake communes, Kémérida area, border areas west of Djougou town.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Language Use

Used by all. Also use Yom [pil]. Also use French [fra], in varying degrees depending on education level. Used as L2 by Kura Ede Nago [nqk], Yom [pil].

Language Development

Literacy rate in L1: 5%–30%. Dictionary. Bible: 2009.


Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Different from Logba [lgq] of Ghana. Traditional religion, Christian.

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