KASEM (Ghana)

Country
Ghana
Language code
KAS
Continent
Africa
Alternate language names
KASENA, KASSENA, KASENE
Dialect names
NUNUMA, LELA, KASEM, FERE
Genetic affiliation
Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, North, Gur, Central, Southern, Grusi, Northern
Primary country of language
Burkina Faso
Geographical region
North central (Navrongo District)
Population
80,000 in Ghana (1990 SIL); 100,000 in Burkina Faso (1990 SIL); 180,000 total (1990 SIL)
New Testament printings
1988
Printings of whole books of Bible
1948-1978
Remarks
The people are Kasena, the language Kasem. An official literary language in Ghana. 5% literate
Religion
Traditional religion 70%, Christian 15%, secular 10%, Muslim 5%

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