3,930,000 in Senegal (2006). Population total all countries: 3,976,500.
West and central, Senegal river left bank to Cape Vert. Also in France, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania.
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. Also use French [fra] or Arabic.