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Interesting facts about Nigeria’s Hausa language

facts about the Hausa language

Hausa language is one of the 521 languages that Nigeria is blessed with. It is the official language of the Hausa tribe, a tribe filled with people in Northern Nigeria and other regions across the nation.
Want to add to your knowledge of their mother tongue, see our list of Interesting facts about Nigeria’s Hausa language:
1. The Hausa language has an advanced writing system: It was formerly written with a variant of the Arabic script but is now written with the Latin alphabet named boko. They also have a Hausa braille system.
2. It is a widely spoken language in Nigeria and outside the country: The language is so popular, it is even spoken outside Nigeria. Hausa is a language in Benin, Ghana, Togo, Ivory Coast, Central African Republic, Cameroon, and Gabon.
3. It is broadcast by foreign stations: A few of them are British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), Radio France Internationale, China Radio International, Voice of Russia, Voice of America, and IRIB.

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