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Afar speaking countries

Afar is no official language in any country, but is spoken as mother tongue in 3 countries by a minor part of the population.

With a share of around 32%, it is most widespread in Djibouti. A total of about 2.4 m people worldwide speak Afar as their mother tongue.

Distribution Afar

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
EthiopiaEastern Africano1.7 %1,905,000
DjiboutiEastern Africano31.5 %307,000
EritreaEastern Africano4.3 %150,000