Konkomba is a member of the Gur branch of the Niger-Congo language family. It is spoken by about 915,700 people mainly in northern Ghana, and also in northern Togo. In Ghana there are about 831,000 Konkomba speakers in the Yendi municipal district of the Northern Region. There are also about 84,700 speakers of Konkomba in Dankpen prefecture in the Kara region, and in south Oti prefecture in the Savanes region of Togo.
Konkomba is also known as Bikpakpam or Kpankpamba. Dialects include Lichaboil, Ligbeln, Likoonli, Limonkpeln and Linafeel.
Konkomba is written with the Latin alphabet, and there is some literature in the language, including a dictionary, school books, collections of stories and folk takes, and a translation of the Bible.
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Source: King James Bible Online
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Information about Konkomba
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Languages written with the Latin alphabet
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