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Displaying 61-83 of 83 results.
PG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
MandinkaGambiaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanMalinkeIslamMandinka - (mnk)2,600
Burkinabe, MossiBurkino FasoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGurIslamMossi - (mos)2,480
NuerSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsNuer - (nus)27,500
PidginNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianityNigerian Pidgin - (pcm)2,800
MozambicanMozambiqueSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Makua-YaoChristianity - Roman CatholicPortuguese - (por)4,800
AngolanAngolaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanEthnic ReligionsPortuguese - (por)2,040
RundiRwandaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Central-LakesChristianityRundi - (run)1,335
ShillukSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticEthnic ReligionsShilluk - (shk)14,900
ShonaZimbabweSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Shona Shona - (sna)2,100
SoninkeMaliSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSoninkeIslamSoninke - (snk)5,300
BasothoLesothoSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, Sotho-TswanaChristianity - ProtestantSouthern Sotho - (sot)275
SwaziSouth AfricaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, NguniChristianity - Other / MarginalSwati - (ssw)550
TanzanianTanzaniaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSub-Saharan African, generic Sukuma - (suk)4,065
Comorian, MaoreComorosSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslamMaore Comorian - (swb)60
Bantu, SwahiliBurundiSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslamSwahili (individual language) - (swh)85,400
Botswanan, TswanaBotswanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanOther Sub-Saharan AfricanChristianity - IndependentTswana - (tsn)2,100
Akan, TwiGhanaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanGuineanEthnic ReligionsTwi - (twi)6,545
UdukSudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticIslamUduk - (udu)375
Senegalese WolofSenegalSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanAtlantic-Wolof Wolof - (wol)64,200
Somali BantuSomaliaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanBantu, SwahiliIslam - SunniMaay - (ymm)20,000
YorubaNigeriaSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanYoruba Yoruba - (yor)26,340
ZaghawaSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanKanuri-SaharanIslamZaghawa - (zag)250
AzandeSouth SudanSub-Saharan African PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanSudanicChristianity - Other / MarginalZande (individual language) - (zne)13,500

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