Fulfulde, Maasina

Language code (ISO 639-3): ffm
Population: 1,000,000 in Mali (2007 S. Crickmore). Population total all countries: 1,008,500
Region: Central. Western in Segou and Macina areas; Eastern from north of Mopti to Boni east. Also in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana
Alternate names: Macina, Peul
Dialects:  Western Macina, Eastern Macina. There are some dialect differences, but all dialects in Mali are perceived inherently intelligible. Substantial Bamanankan [bam] influence. There is skewing between the ethnic and linguistic relationships.