Where on earth do they speak Akan?

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Language: Akan
Number of speakers: 8300000
Language code: aka
Alternate names: Akan
Where spoken: Ghana

More Information

  • Language classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Kwa, Nyo, Potou-Tano, Tano, Central, Akan
  • Dialects: Abura Fanti, Achanti, Agona, Akuapem, Akuapim, Akwapem Twi, Akwapi, Akyem, Akyem Bosome, Anomabo Fanti, Asante, Asanti, Asen, Ashante Twi, Bono, Dankyira, Fante, Fanti, Gomua; Ahafo, Kwahu, Kwawu, Mfantse, Twi
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: Asante: South central Ashanti Region; Akuapem: Southeast, north of Accra; Fante: South central, between Winneba, Takoradi, and Obuasi; Bono: Brong-Ahafo Region, Bono section. Also in Canada.