Akan language facts for kids

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Akan
Native to Ghana, Suriname
Native speakers 19 million  (date missing)
Language family
Niger–Congo
  • Atlantic-Congo
    • Volta-Congo
      • Kwa
        • Akan languages
          • Akan
Official status
Official language in None.
— Government-sponsored languages of Ghana

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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