Urhobo

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A language of Nigeria

Alternate Names
“Sobo” (pej.)
Population

546,000 (Johnstone 1993).

Location

Delta state: Ethiope East, Ughelli North and Ughelli South LGAs, Sapele and Warri areas; Edo state: Orhiomwon and Ikpoba-Okha LGAs.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Agbarho, Agbon, Udu, Ujevwe.

Language Development
Taught in primary schools. Bible: 1977.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].