People Group Highlights

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Displaying 1-30 of 64 results.
StatusPG Name Country Of Birth IMB Affinity Group Affinity Bloc People Cluster Primary Religion Language Total Population
ZaghawaSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanKanuri-SaharanIslamZaghawa - (zag)250
YiddishUnited StatesNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)226,860
Somali, Digil-RahawiinSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomaliIslamMaay - (ymm)3,600
SomaliSomaliaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaSomali Somali - (som)266,534
SenayaIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldAssyrian / AramaicChristianitySenaya - (syn)450
NubianSudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNubianIslam - SunniSudanese Arabic - (apd)4,300
Mauritanian, MaureMauritaniaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldArab, HassaniyaIslam - SunniHassaniyya - (mey)11,605
MandaeanIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesArab WorldAssyrian / AramaicEthnic ReligionsMandaic - (mid)1,500
MabaanSouth SudanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesSub-Saharan AfricanNiloticChristianity - ProtestantMabaan - (mfz)3,100
Jew, YemeniYemenNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismJudeo-Yemeni Arabic - (jye)50,000
Jew, ViznitzUkraineNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)15,000
Jew, TehraniIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismIranian Persian - (pes)13,400
Jew, SyrianSyriaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismNorth Levantine Arabic - (apc)62,500
Jew, SpanishSpainNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismLadino - (lad)310
Jew, SkverUkraineNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)15,000
Jew, SatmarRomaniaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)75,000
Jew, RussianRussiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismRussian - (rus)179,000
Jew, MoroccanMoroccoNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismJudeo-Moroccan Arabic - (aju)0
Jew, MashadiIranNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesPersian-MedianPersianEthnic Religions - JudaismIranian Persian - (pes)10,000
Jew, IsraeliIsraelNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismHebrew - (heb)244,942
Jew, Gorsky-KavkaziRussiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismRussian - (rus)10,000
Jew, GerrerPolandNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)5,000
Jew, BukharicUzbekistanNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismBukharic - (bhh)72,000
Jew, BreslovUkraineNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)5,000
Jew, BobovPolandNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEastern Yiddish - (ydd)50,000
Jew, BlackUnited StatesNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesJewsJewsEthnic Religions - JudaismEnglish - (eng)51,000
Ethiopian, Tigray/Tigrinya EthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthio-SemiticChristianityTigrinya - (tir)6,125
Ethiopian, OromoEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaOromoEthnic ReligionsWest Central Oromo - (gaz)37,745
Ethiopian, AmharaEthiopiaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthio-SemiticChristianity - OrthodoxAmharic - (amh)222,760
EritreanEritreaNorth African and Middle Eastern PeoplesHorn of AfricaEthio-SemiticIslam - SunniTigre - (tig)45,430

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