LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS IN AFRICA

LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS IN AFRICA

1. Hausa(78 Million people)

67 million of them live in Nigeria. However, they are also found in sizable numbers in Niger, Benin, Ivory Coast, Sudan, Ghana, Chad, Togo and Burkina Faso.

2. Yoruba (47 Million people)

Found in West Africa, especially in Nigeria (43.4 million) and Benin (1.4 million). 

3. Igbo (45 Million people)

Found in Nigeria and Guinea

4. Oromo (40 Million people)

Found in Ethiopia and Kenya

5. Amazigh (+40 million people) 

Found primary in Morocco and Algeria, but are also found in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Mali, Mauritania and Niger.

6. Fulani (40 million people)

7. Found in Nigeria, Mali, Guinea, Cameroon, Senegal and Chad .

7. Amhara (20.2 Million people)

Found in Ethiopia

8. Akan (20 million people) 

Found in Ghana and the Ivory Coast

9. The Somali (20 million people) 

Found in Somalia, Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya.

10. The Hutu (18.5 Million people)

Found in Rwanda and Burundi,

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