Picture Languages

Malinke speaking countries

Malinke is no official language in any country, but is spoken as mother tongue in 7 countries by a minor part of the population.

With a share of around 32%, it is most widespread in the Gambia. A total of about 8.8 m people worldwide speak Malinke as their mother tongue.

Distribution Malinke

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
GuineaWestern Africano23.2 %2,963,000
Ivory CoastWestern Africano11.4 %2,932,000
MaliWestern Africano5.6 %1,101,000
GambiaWestern Africano32.1 %754,000
SenegalWestern Africano3.8 %619,000
LiberiaWestern Africano5.1 %252,000
Guinea-BissauWestern Africano6.9 %133,000