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Soninke speaking countries

Soninke is no official language in any country, but is spoken as mother tongue in 4 countries by a minor part of the population.

With a share of around 11%, it is most widespread in Guinea. A total of about 1.9 m people worldwide speak Soninke as their mother tongue.

Distribution Soninke

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
GuineaWestern Africano11.0 %1,405,000
SenegalWestern Africano1.3 %212,000
GambiaWestern Africano7.6 %178,000
MauritaniaWestern Africano2.7 %122,000