The Guinean population is estimated at about 10 million people, is made up about 24 ethnic groups. the most important are the fulbhe or Fula (40%), the Mandingo Mandingo or in the East (30%) and Susu in the west (20%) and other ethnic groups (10%). The official language is French, but all ethnic groups speak their own language more than 85% of the population is Muslim, 10% Christian (mainly Catholic) and animist 5%.