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Languages by region

language families:
Afro-Asiatic
Niger-Congo
Nilo-Saharan
Khoisan
Other
Languages spoken in Western Africa


country main languages spoken
Benin Fon, Yoruba
Burkina Faso Mossi, Dyula, Fulani, Gurma, Senufo, Tuareg
Cote d'Ivoire Dyula, Senufo, Agni, Baule, Malinke
Gabon Fang, Myene, Bateke, Bapounou/Eschira, Bandjabi, Bantu (100)
Gambia Wolof, Mandinka, Fulani, Soninke Dyola
Ghana Twi, Fanti, Ewe, Ga, Adangme, Gurma, Dagomba
Guinea Fulani, Malinke, Susu, Kissi, Gola
Guinea-Bissau Fulani, Malinke, Balanti
Liberia Kpelle, Vai, Bassa, Kru, Grebo, Kissi, Gola, Loma
Mali Bambara, Senufo, Fulani, Soninke, Malinke, Songhai, Tuareg, Dyula
Mauritania Arabic, Wolof, Soninke, Fulani
Niger Hausa, Djerma, Tuareg, Fulani, Kanuri, Teda, Songhai
Nigeria Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Fulani, Kanuri, Efik, Ibibio, Tiv, Ijo, Edo, Urhobo, Nupe, Idoma Senegal - Wolof, Fulani, Dyola, Malinke, Serer
Sierra Leone Mende, Temne, Vai, Kissi, Gola, Krio
Togo Ewe, Mina, Kabye, Dagomb


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