Gbe languages

The Gbe languages ​​/ GbE / are a group of about 20 similar languages ​​, which are in an area that extends from the eastern to the western Ghana Nigeria, distributed. The number of speakers of Gbe languages ​​is between four and eight million. The most widely used is Ewe (3 million speakers in Ghana and Togo ), followed by Fon ( 1.7 million speakers mainly in Benin). The Gbe languages ​​belong to the Kwa languages ​​within the Niger - Congo languages ​​and consist of five major dialect groups: Ewe, Fon, Adja, and gene Phla - phera.