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Creole speaking countries

Creole is the official language in Seychelles and is spoken in 6 more countries as monther tongue by a part of the population.

With a share of around 89%, it is most widespread on the Seychelles. A total of about 1.7 million people worldwide speak Creole as their mother tongue.

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
MauritiusEastern Africano86.5 %1,094,000
PanamaCentral Americano8.2 %343,000
BelizeCentral Americano32.9 %126,000
SeychellesEastern Africayes89.1 %86,000
NicaraguaCentral Americano0.5 %32,000
Saint MartinCaribbeanno39.0 %15,000
Sint MaartenCaribbeanno29.0 %12,000