Logba is an endangered language spoken in south-eastern Ghana, on the hills of the Ghana-Togo frontier. The speakers of Logba call themselves Akpanawo and heir language – Ikpana. Logba (Ikpana) belongs to the Kwa group of the Niger-Congo language family and is used by 5,000 to 7,500 people. Logba is mostly a spoken language, rarely used in writing.

Most speakers of Logba regularly use at least one other language: Ewe, the dominant language of the region and the language of primary education, Twi, the
language with the highest number of speakers in Ghana (8.3 Mio) and/or English – the official state language of Ghana. Logba and other languages of the region have been in natural contact, as is the case in many parts of the world. Interested in multilingualism and language contact? Go to the Book of Knowledge (Chapter 7) and learn more!

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