People Group Highlights

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Displaying 31-60 of 64 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
MandaeanIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldAssyrian / AramaicEthnic ReligionsMandaic - (mid)1,500
Arab, Lebanese (Muslim)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsIslam - SunniNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)350,982
Arab, Lebanese (Christian)LebanonNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsChristianity - Roman CatholicNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)625,185
Egyptian CoptEgyptNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldEgyptianChristianity - OrthodoxEgyptian Arabic - (arz)350,000
Jew, BlackUnited StatesNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEnglish - (eng)51,000
Arab, Jordanian (Christian)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantChristianity - OrthodoxSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)111,121
MabaanSouth SudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticChristianity - ProtestantMabaan - (mfz)3,100
Arab, Jordanian (Muslim)JordanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)47,623
Arab, Palestinian (Christian)IsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantChristianity - OrthodoxSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)72,645
Arab, Palestinian (Muslim)IsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslamSouth Levantine Arabic - (ajp)187,202
Arab, Syrian (Christian)SyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantChristianity - OrthodoxNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)225,249
Arab, Syrian (Muslim)SyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, LevantIslam - SunniNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)118,552
Jew, YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismJudeo-Yemeni Arabic - (jye)50,000
NubianSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNubianIslam - SunniSudanese Arabic - (apd)4,300
Arab, DjiboutianDjiboutiNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, YemeniIslam - SunniAfar - (aar)875
EritreanEritreaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthio-SemiticIslam - SunniTigre - (tig)45,430
SenayaIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldAssyrian / AramaicChristianitySenaya - (syn)450
Ethiopian, AmharaEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthio-SemiticChristianity - OrthodoxAmharic - (amh)222,760
Arab, Shia KuwaitiKuwaitNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, ArabianIslamGulf Arabic - (afb)2,240
Ethiopian, OromoEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaOromoEthnic ReligionsWest Central Oromo - (gaz)37,745
BerberMorocco North African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldBerber-RiffIslamMoroccan Arabic - (ary)25,880
Berber, KabyleAlgeriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldBerber-KabyleIslamKabyle - (kab)1,995
SomaliSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomali Somali - (som)266,534
Jew, BukharicUzbekistanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismBukharic - (bhh)72,000
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismHebrew - (heb)244,942
Ethiopian, Tigray/Tigrinya EthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthio-SemiticChristianityTigrinya - (tir)6,125
Jew, RussianRussiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismRussian - (rus)179,000
Jew, SpanishSpainNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismLadino - (lad)310
Jew, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)62,500
Jew, TehraniIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismIranian Persian - (pes)13,400

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