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Diola speaking countries

Diola is no official language in any country, but is spoken as mother tongue in 2 countries by a minor part of the population.

With a share of around 9%, it is most widespread in the Gambia. A total of about 1.0 million people worldwide speak Diola as their mother tongue.

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
SenegalWestern Africano5.0 %793,000
GambiaWestern Africano9.2 %210,000