List of ethnic groups of Africa
The ethnic groups of Africa
number in the thousands, with each generally having its own language
of a language) and culture
. The ethnolinguistic groups include various Afroasiatic
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).
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.
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