People Group Highlights

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Displaying 1-30 of 55 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
Jew, SkverUkraineNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)15,000
Arab, Lebanese DruzeLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)33,000
Arab, LibyanLibyaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LibyanIslam - SunniLibyan Arabic - (ayl)11,710
Jew, GerrerPolandNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)5,000
Somali, Digil-RahawiinSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomaliIslamMaay - (ymm)3,600
ZaghawaSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanKanuri-SaharanIslamZaghawa - (zag)250
Arab, AlgerianAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, MaghrebIslam - SunniAlgerian Arabic - (arq)63,910
Arab, EgyptianEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldEgyptianIslamEgyptian Arabic - (arz)281,250
Arab, GulfOmanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, ArabianIslam - SunniGulf Arabic - (afb)50,000
Arab, Hadhramout YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - ShiaHadrami Arabic - (ayh)310
Arab, IraqiIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslam - ShiaMesopotamian Arabic - (acm)159,448
Arab, JordanianJordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)67,425
Arab, LebaneseLebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)721,275
Arab, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, MaghrebIslam - SunniMoroccan Arabic - (ary)155,915
Arab, Northern YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - ShiaSanaani Arabic - (ayn)16,000
Arab, Southern YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - ShiaTa'izzi-Adeni Arabic - (acq)180
Jew, BobovPolandNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)50,000
Arab, PalestinianIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)143,245
Arab, SaudiSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, ArabianIslamHijazi Arabic - (acw)46,955
Arab, SudaneseSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, SudanIslamSudanese Arabic - (apd)58,895
Arab, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslam - SunniNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)209,840
Arab, TunsianTunisiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, MaghrebIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)22,430
Jew, ViznitzUkraineNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)15,000
Arab, YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - ShiaTa'izzi-Adeni Arabic - (acq)46,893
Arab, Najdi SpokenSaudi ArabiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldBedouin, ArabianIslamNajdi Arabic - (ars)31,500
Jew, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismJudeo-Moroccan Arabic - (aju)0
Jew, SatmarRomaniaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)75,000
Jew, MashadiIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesPersian-MedianPersianEthnic Religions - JudaismIranian Persian - (pes)10,000
Mauritanian, MaureMauritaniaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, HassaniyaIslam - SunniHassaniyya - (mey)11,605
AssyrianIraqNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldAssyrian / AramaicChristianity - Other / MarginalAssyrian Neo-Aramaic - (aii)94,196

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