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Displaying 1-30 of 82 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
AcholiSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsAcoli - (ach)2,300
Akan, TwiGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsTwi - (twi)6,545
AngolanAngolaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanEthnic ReligionsPortuguese - (por)2,040
AnuakSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsAnuak - (anu)3,900
AzandeSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSudanicChristianity - Other / MarginalZande (individual language) - (zne)13,500
Balanta, KentoheGuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAtlanticEthnic ReligionsBalanta-Kentohe - (ble)80
BambaraMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinke-BambaraIslamBambara - (bam)5,300
Bantu, SwahiliBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslamSwahili (individual language) - (swh)85,400
BariSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticChristianity - ProtestantBari - (bfa)4,000
BasothoLesothoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Sotho-TswanaChristianity - ProtestantSouthern Sotho - (sot)275
BenineseBeninSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsFrench - (fra)2,665
Botswanan, TswanaBotswanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - IndependentTswana - (tsn)2,100
Burkinabe, MossiBurkino FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGurIslamMossi - (mos)2,480
BurundiBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-LakesChristianity - Roman CatholicFrench - (fra)17,295
Caboverdian MesticoCabo VerdeSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - Roman CatholicKabuverdianu - (kea)45,250
Central AfricansCentral African RepublicSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAdamawa-UbangiChristianity - ProtestantFrench - (fra)250
ChadianChadSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanChadic IslamFrench - (fra)6,270
Comorian, MaoreComorosSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslamMaore Comorian - (swb)60
Congolese, LingalaCongoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-CongoChristianityLingala - (lin)41,065
Dinka South SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticChristianitySouth Central Dinka - (dib)4,815
EdoNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanChristianity - Other / MarginalBini - (bin)2,200
EfikNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBenueChristianityEfik - (efi)6,500
EjaghamNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBenueChristianity - Other / MarginalEjagham - (etu)2,500
Embu-MbeereKenyaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Gikuyu-KambaChristianity - Roman CatholicEmbu - (ebu)1,100
Equatorial GuineansEquatorial GuineaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-CongoChristianity - Roman CatholicFang (Equatorial Guinea) - (fan)350
EweGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsEwe - (ewe)2,100
FulaniSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanFulani / FulbeIslamAdamawa Fulfulde - (fub)16,870
Fulbe FutaSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanFulani / FulbeIslamPular - (fuf)8,900
FurSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOuaddai-FurIslamFur - (fvr)310
Futa ToroSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanFulani / FulbeIslamPulaar - (fuc)2,600

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