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Kpelle speaking countries

Kpelle 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 20%, it is most widespread in Liberia. A total of about 1.6 million people worldwide speak Kpelle as their mother tongue.

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
LiberiaWestern Africano19.5 %963,000
GuineaWestern Africano4.6 %587,000