DescriptionYoruba is a language spoken in West Africa. The number of speakers of Yoruba is approaching 30 million. It is a pluricentric language spoken principally in Benin and Nigeria, with communities in Sierra Leone, Liberia, other parts of Africa, the Americas, and Europe.
Writing system: Latin script (Pan-Nigerian alphabet)
Native speakers: 28 million (2007)
Native to: Nigeria, Benin, Togo
Ethnicity: Yoruba people
Language family: Niger–Congo languages.