Krahn, Western

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A language of Liberia

Alternate Names
Krahn, Kran, Northern Krahn, Western Kran
Population

53,200 in Liberia (2006). Population total all countries: 65,400.

Location

Western Grand Gedeh County near Côte d’Ivoire border. Also in Côte d’Ivoire.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Biai, Gbaeson (Gbaison, Gbarzon), Gbarbo, Gbo, Gborbo (Gbobo), Kpeaply, Plo. Dialects in Côte d’Ivoire have French [fra] influences.

Language Development
Côte d’Ivoire orthography differs from Liberia. NT: 1992–1995.
Writing
Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Christian, Muslim.

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