Akan is a language spoken primarily in Ghana, where it is the most widely spoken indigenous language. It is also spoken in parts of the Ivory Coast. Akan is part of the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo language family and is spoken by the Akan people, who make up over half of Ghana's population. There are several dialects of Akan, including Ashanti, Fante, and Akuapem. Each dialect has its own unique features and variations, but they are all mutually intelligible. Akan is widely spoken in both rural and urban areas, and it is used in a variety of settings including homes, schools, and workplaces. It is also used in traditional ceremonies and rituals, and it is an important aspect of Akan culture.