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Ewe speaking countries

Ewe is the official language in Togo and is spoken in 1 more countries as monther tongue by a part of the population. The Ewe language (native name: Eʋegbe) has its roots in the Niger–Congo language family.

With a share of around 23%, it is most widespread in Togo. A total of about 5.6 million people worldwide speak Ewe as their mother tongue.

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
GhanaWestern Africano12.7 %3,780,000
TogoWestern Africayes23.2 %1,830,000