Ika language (Nigeria)

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This article is about the Ika language spoken in Nigeria. For the Ika language spoken in Colombia, see Arhuaco language. For Ika dialect of Annang, see Ika-Annang.
Ika
Region Delta State, Nigeria
Ethnicity Anioma people
Native speakers
23,000 (2000)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ikk
Glottolog ikaa1238[2]

Ika is an Igboid language spoken by 22,772 people (as of 2000) in northern Delta State, Nigeria. It is spoken in towns such as Agbor, Abavo, Umunede etc. Some towns in Edo state also speak this language eg Igbanke

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ika at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Ika". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.