Wolof

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Wolof
Abdoulaye Wade in 16-05-2007.jpg
Notable Wolof: Abdoulaye Wade,
Àpapọ̀ iye oníbùgbé
3.6 million[1]
Regions with significant populations
Senegal:
  3.2 million

The Gambia:
  200,000
Mauritania:
  185,000

Èdè

Wolof,
French (Senegal and Mauritania),
English (The Gambia),
Hassānīya Arabic (Mauritania)

Ẹ̀sìn

Sunni Islam (90%), Animism (6%), Christianity (2%)[2]

Ẹ̀yà abínibí bíbátan

Lebou, Serer, Toucouleur

Locator map for Wolof ethnic distribution. Note that this shows areas of traditional concentration of Wolof communities. Distribution of self-identified Wolof people is wider, populations are intermixed, and use of Wolof language has come to be near universal in Senegal.

Awon Wolof je eya ni Afrika.


  1. ethnologue.com (2002 figures)
  2. Senegal:Religion, africaguide.com (1996-2008).