Where on earth do they speak Jwira-Pepesa?

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Language: Jwira-Pepesa
Number of speakers: 18000
Language code: jwi
Alternate names: Jwira-Pepesa, Pepesa-Jwira
Where spoken: Ghana

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  • Language classification: Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Kwa, Nyo, Potou-Tano, Tano, Central, Bia, Southern
  • Dialects: Jwira, Pepesa
  • Also spoken in:
  • Region: Southwest corner; Jwira north of Axim from Bamiankaw to Humjibere along Ankobra river (18 villages); Pepesa on Wasa land between Agona Junction and Tarkwa. Dompim is main town. A mountain range separates the 2 groups.