Published April 25, 2020
Recorded in Labe. Pular is the most widely spoken Indigenous language of Guinea, constituting nearly a third of the nation's population. It is spoken primarily by the Fula people of Fouta Djallon, Guinea, but also by migrants in Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Sierra Leone, and Mali. According to Glottolog, Pular has three varieties, including Fula Peta, Kebu Fula, and Krio Fula. Pular is spoken by nearly 3 million people worldwide. It is a West Central Fula-Wolof language belonging to the Atlantic-Congo branch of the Niger-Congo language family. French is spoken by about 60,000,000 people in France and almost 75,000,000 internationally. French is a Gallo-Iberian language of the Romance languages under the Indo-European language family. French is the official language of 29 countries and spans five different continents -- it is the 18th most natively spoken language in the world and the second most studied language worldwide, with about 120 million learners.