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Major African Ethnic Groups Worksheet
 
Africa

Major

EthnicGroups



Geographic Location



Cultural Practices
Akan /Asanti /Ashanti West Africa; Ghana
Arabs North & East Africa
Afrikaners South Africa
Amhara East Africa / Ethiopia
Baggara Central Africa / Southwest Sudan
Bantu West & South Africa
Berber North Africa;Morocco;
Sahara; Algeria
 
Bedouin North & Central Africa
Chagga East Africa /N.Tanzania Mt.Kilimanjaro  
Chokwe Northeastern Angola
Southern Congo
 
Dinka Southern Sudan
Dogon Central Africa: Mali: Bandiagara Clifts: Savannas: Plateaus  
Ewe Southern Ghana : Togo
Falasha Ethiopian Highlands:
Gonder: Tigre
 
Fang Southern Cameroon:
Equatorial Guinea: Northwest Gabon
 
Fante Ghana ( From the Akan)
Fon West Africa: Benin:
Fulani Senegal: Gambia: Guinea: Guinea: Mali: Burkina Faso:  Chad:
Cameroon
 
Ganda Northern Uganda: West of Lake Victoria: (Bantu Speaking people)  
Hausa Northern Nigeria: Saraha Desert,
South West Africa Mostly Christian
Hutu / Tutsi Rwanda and Burundi
Kongo
Kuba South Central Congo
Khoisan Southern Africa
Lozi
Luba Katanga: South East Congo:
Maasai East Africa: Tanzania
Mbenga/Mbuti/Twa
Pigmies
Forest - Forager From the Atlantic coast in the West to Uganda in the East..  
Mongo Democratic Republic of Congo
Mossi Burkino Faso: North Central Africa
Ndeele / Matabele Transvaal in Southern Africa:
Omoro Ethiopian Highlands
Ovimbundu
Sotho/Lesoto /Lesotho Sotho
Swahili Tanzania /Off Shore Islands of Kenya  
Swazi Swaziland: Southern Africa
Teke (Bantu Speaking people) South Central Africa/
Congo Basin
 
Yoruba South Western Nigeria:
Eastern Benin: Togo:
The Kingdom of Ife is the Spiritual Capital of the Yoruba Religion.
 
Zulu  -   (Nguni /Bantu speaking people e.g.
the Xhosa and Swazi)
Southern Africa/
Natal / KwaZulu
 
 
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