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Kpessi

A language of Togo

ISO 639-3kef

Population  4,000 (2002 SIL). Ethnic population: 4,000.
Region  Central Togo, East Mono Prefecture, Kpessi and Nyamassila cantons; Blitta Prefecture, Langabou Canton.
Language map  Togo, reference number 22
Alternate names   Kpesi, Kpétsi
Classification  Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, Kwa, Left Bank, Gbe
Language use  Home, formal village functions, prayer, church. All ages. Positive attitude. Good comprehension of Éwé [ewe] and Gen [gej]. Éwé used in literacy. Some also speak French, Ifè [ife], Tem [kdh], or Kabiye [kbp].
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%.
Comments  Traditional religion.