Kabiyé (people)

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The Kabiyé are a people in Togo , Benin and Ghana , also called Kabira , Cabrai , Kabye , Cabrais , Kabre or Kabure . Their language is the Kabiyé .

The Kabiyé live in Togo all over the center of the country. In Ghana and Benin a small settlement area on the respective border with Togo is inhabited by this ethnic group.

Between 760,000 and 1,034,000 Kabiyé live in Togo, around 13,000 in Benin and around 32,000 in Ghana.

In Togo, the Kabiyé are the second largest ethnic group after the Ewe and the dominant ethnic group in the northern part of the country.

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  1. Von Zech: Kabure, in: Heinrich Schnee (Ed.): Deutsches Kolonial-Lexikon . Volume II, Quelle & Meyer, Leipzig 1920, p. 138.
  2. a b Background Note: Togo . US Department of State, April 2008
  3. a b joshuaproject.net