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Fula speaking countries

Fula is no official language in any country, but is spoken as mother tongue in 11 countries by a minor part of the population.

With a share of around 39%, it is most widespread in Guinea. A total of about 39.4 million people worldwide speak Fula as their mother tongue.

Country Region Official language Distribution Total
NigeriaWestern Africano11.3 %22,709,000
GuineaWestern Africano38.6 %4,930,000
SenegalWestern Africano20.7 %3,373,000
CameroonCentral Africano9.6 %2,484,000
NigerWestern Africano9.7 %2,261,000
Burkina FasoWestern Africano9.7 %1,971,000
BeninWestern Africano5.6 %661,000
GambiaWestern Africano15.2 %357,000
Guinea-BissauWestern Africano16.6 %319,000
Sierra LeoneWestern Africano3.8 %297,000
MauritaniaWestern Africano1.2 %54,000