Language Data

  • Alternate names: Diakhanke, Diakkanke, Dyakanke, Jahanque, Jahonque, Jaxanka; Also, in Mali: Diakhanke, Diakkanke, Dyakanke, Jahanque, Jahonque
  • Scriptures published: None
  • Literacy: No information available.
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Guinea
  • Region: Boké region: central Gaoual prefecture, south of Nunez river, between Sangea and Boke towns, south and west of Gaoual town, upper reaches, Tamine river; more than 60 villages
  • Also used in: Guinea-Bissau, Mali
  • Religion: Muslim
  • Livelihood: Rice merchants; Muslim scholars
  • Number of users: 29,500 (29,000 in Guinea (1999 G. Gumbs); 500 in Mali (2001))
  • Vitality: Vigorous

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)