3,930,000 in Senegal (2006). Population total all countries: 3,976,500.
West and central, Senegal river left bank to Cape Vert.
4 (Educational). Recognized language (2001, Constitution, Article 1).
Baol, Cayor, Dyolof (Djolof, Jolof), Jander, Lebou (Lebu). Different from Wolof of Gambia [wof].
Main African language of Senegal. Predominantly urban. All domains. All ages. Also use French [fra] or Arabic. Used as L2 by Bandial [bqj], Bayot [bda], Ejamat [eja], Gusilay [gsl], Jola-Fonyi [dyo], Jola-Kasa [csk], Karon [krx], Kerak [hhr], Kuwaataay [cwt], Laalaa [cae], Mankanya [knf], Mlomp [mlo], Ndut [ndv], Noon [snf], Palor [fap], Saafi-Saafi [sav], Soninke [snk].