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Creole-French speaking countries

Creole-French is no official language in any country, but is spoken as mother tongue in 6 countries by a minor part of the population.

With a share of around 92%, it is most widespread in Reunion. A total of about 1.5 million people worldwide speak Creole-French as their mother tongue.

Country Region Official language Distribution Total
ReunionEastern Africano91.5 %640,000
GuadeloupeCaribbeanno75.0 %342,000
Dominican RepublicCaribbeanno2.0 %215,000
Saint LuciaCaribbeanno80.0 %146,000
French GuianaSouth Americano64.3 %116,000
BahamasCaribbeanno10.3 %40,000