Dyula

Categories: Ethnicities

Not to be confused with the Diola (Jola) or the Dyola (Biafada) people.

The Dyula have historically been a highly successful ambulant merchant group whose strategic Mande trading communities across West Africa carved the way for the emerging Dyula states of Gonjain, Kong, and Wasulu.

Synonyms:
Dabakala, Dabakara, Diouala, Dioula, Diula, Djula, Doula, Duala, Dyoula, Dyoura, Dyulake, Dyulanke, Jula, Juula, Wangara, Wankara
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