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Vagla

A language of Ghana

ISO 639-3vag

Population  13,500 (2003 GILLBT), increasing.
Region  West central, Northern Province, Damongo District, near Sawla.
Language map  Ghana, reference number 64
Alternate names   Kira, Konosarola, Paxala, Sitigo, Vagala
Dialects  Bole, Buge. Lexical similarity: 68% with Chakali [cli].
Classification  Niger-Congo, Atlantic-Congo, Volta-Congo, North, Gur, Central, Southern, Grusi, Western
Language use  Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Most also use Wali [wlx].
Language development  Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: 15%–25%. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1977.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  Traditional religion, Muslim.