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Soninke speaking countries

Soninke is no official language in any country, but is spoken as mother tongue in 3 countries by a minor part of the population.

With a share of around 8%, it is most widespread in the Gambia. A total of about 498,284.0 people worldwide speak Soninke as their mother tongue.

CountryRegionOfficial languageDistributionTotal
SenegalWestern Africano1.3 %206,000
GambiaWestern Africano7.6 %173,000
MauritaniaWestern Africano2.7 %119,000