Where on earth do they speak Fon?

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Language: Fon
Number of speakers: 1400000
Language code: fon
Alternate names: Dahomeen, Djedji, Fo, Fogbe, Fon, Fon-Gbe, Fongbe, Fonnu
Where spoken: Benin, Togo

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  • Language classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Kwa, Left Bank, Gbe, Fon
  • Dialects: Agbome, Arohun, Gbekon, Kpase
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: Zou and Atlantic departments, south Abomey-Calavi and Ouidah communes; Littoral Department, Cotonou. Interspersed with other groups south and in towns north. Also in Togo.