Definitions for "Akan"
Keywords:  ghana, ivory, coast, kwa, d'ivoire
a Kwa language spoken in Ghana and the Ivory Coast
ethnographic and linguistic term used to refer to a cluster of culturally homogeneous groups living in central and southern Ghana and parts of the adjoining eastern Cote d'Ivoire.
The Akan people are members of an ethnic group who share a common culture and language. They are from areas of Ghana and the Ivory Coast, in West Africa.