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Fula people

Fula people or Fulani or Fulɓe (Fula: Fulɓe; French: Peul; Hausa: Fulani; Portuguese: Fula; Wolof: Pël; Bambara: Fulaw) Susu: Fulè; are the largest migratory ethnic group in the world. They are among the "super" ethnic groups of Africa with members numbering 30 million and above, alongside the Hausa, Yoruba, Oromo and Igbo. They are an ethnic group spread over many countries, mainly in West Africa and northern parts of Central Africa, but also in Egypt and Sudan. Overall, the territory and range of where Fulani people can be found is significantly larger than the United States and Western Europe in area. Being one of the most widely dispersed and culturally most diverse people on the African continent, Fulani culture comes in a myriad of expressions in terms of clothing, music and lifestyle. However, they are bound together by the common language of Fulfulde and some basic elements of Fulbe culture, such as the pulaaku code of conduct. African countries where they are present include Mauritania, Ghana, Senegal, Guinea, the Gambia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea Bissau, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Niger, Chad, Togo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan the Central African Republic, Liberia, and as far East as the Red Sea in Sudan (Which they reached at the beginning of the 19th Century) and Egypt. Fula people form a minority in every country they inhabit, except in Guinea where they are the largest ethnic group, representing some 40% of the population


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