Top 10 Largest Ethnic groups in Africa

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Top 10 Largest Ethnic groups in Africa

1. Hausa (78 Million people)

67 million of them live in Nigeria ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ. However, they are also found in sizable numbers in Niger๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ช, Benin๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ, Ivory Coast๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ, Sudan ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฉ, Ghana ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ, Chad๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ, Togo๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฌ and Burkina Faso ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ.

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2. Yoruba (53 Million people)

Found in West Africa, especially in Nigeria ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ (48.4 million) and Benin ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฏ (1.4 million).

3. Igbo (52 Million people)

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Found in Nigeria ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ and Guinea ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผ. However, upto a a million Igbos leaves beyond the shores of Africa

4. Oromo (40 Million people)

Found in Ethiopia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น and Kenya ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช

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5. Amazigh (+40 million people)

Found primary in Morocco ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฆ and Algeria ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฟ, but are also found in Tunisia ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ณ, Libya ๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡พ, Egypt ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ, Mali๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ, Mauritania๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ท and Niger. ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ช

6. Fulani (40 million people)

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7. Found in Nigeria ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฌ, Mali๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ, Guinea ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ผ, Cameroon ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฒ, Senegal ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ณ and Chad ๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ฉ.

7. Amhara (20.2 Million people)

Found in Ethiopia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น

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8. Akan (20 million people)

Found in Ghana ๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ญ and the Ivory Coast๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ

9. The Somali (20 million people)

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Found in Somalia ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ด, Djibouti ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ฏ, Ethiopia ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡น and Kenya ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ช.

10. The Hutu (18.5 Million people)

Found in Rwanda ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡ผ and Burundi ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฎ

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