List of ethnic groups of Africa

Ethnic groups in Africa
The ethnic groups of Africa number in the thousands, with each generally having its own language (or dialect of a language) and culture. The ethnolinguistic groups include various Afroasiatic, Khoisan, Niger-Congo and Nilo-Saharan populations.

The official population count of the various ethnic groups in Africa has in some instances been controversial because certain groups believe populations are blatantly misreported to give other ethnicities numerical superiority (as in the case of Nigeria's Hausa, Fulani, Yoruba and Igbo people).[1][2][3]

The following ethnic groups number 5 million people or more:

Africa has the most widely diverse population of humans in the world, as judged by the mitochondrial DNA, especially the region of East Africa.[9]

Location of Africa

Location of Asia

Location of Europe

Location of North America
North America

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