3,820,000 in Ghana, all users. L1 users: 3,320,000 (2013 UNSD), increasing. L2 users: 500,000. Total users in all countries: 4,684,000 (as L1: 4,184,000; as L2: 500,000).
Eastern region: Askuma town area, west of Lake Volta; Greater Accra region: easternmost; Volta region: easternmost.
3 (Wider communication). Recognized language (1951, Laws of the Gold Coast, Vernacular Literature Board Ordinance, as amended by Ordinance No. 44).
Anglo (Anlo), Awuna, Hudu, Kotafoa. Westernmost language of the Gbe language subgroup.
SVO; postpositions; noun head initial; no articles; no passives; tense and aspect; comparatives; 26 consonant and 12 vowel phonemes; tonal (3 phonemic tones: high, mid, low); verb serialization; whistle speech reported.
Christian, traditional religion.