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Native to Ghana, Ivory Coast (Abron), Benin (Tchumbuli)
Ethnicity Akan people
Native speakers 32 million  (2017)
Language family
  • Atlantic–Congo
    • Kwa
      • Potou–Tano
        • Tano
          • Central Tano
            • Akan
Writing system Latin (Twi alphabet, Fante alphabet)
Twi Braille
Official status
Official language in None.
— Government-sponsored language of Ghana
Regulated by Akan Orthography Committee

Akan is a language group spoken by related peoples in mainly Ghana and eastern Côte d'Ivoire. It is understood by roughly 99% of Ghana's population.

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