Kono language (Sierra Leone)

The Kono language (Kɔnɔ) is a language spoken in Sierra Leone by the Kono people. The Kono District is situated in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone and contains 14 chiefdoms, each headed by a Paramount Chief. The language varies slightly between chiefdoms.

Kɔnɔ
Native toSierra Leone
RegionEast
EthnicityKono people
Native speakers
210,000 (2006)[1]
Mande
  • Western Mande
    • Central
      • Manding–Jogo
        • Manding–Vai
          • Vai–Kono
            • Kɔnɔ
Language codes
ISO 639-3kno
Glottologkono1268

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kɔnɔ at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015) (subscription required)
  • Chiefdom Map of Sierra Leone: OCHA Humanitarian Information Centre and Sierra Leone Information Service, 2001. [1].