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TOP 10 LARGEST TRIBES IN AFRICA

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which is the largest tribes in Africa ? A larger tribe may consist of many families and clans. A smaller one would include tightly related people. They also share same political formation and have their own tribal rulers or kings. Formerly people from one tribe used to share the same land and live in the same villages or cities they have founded.

LARGEST TRIBES IN AFRICA 2019

1.The Yoruba Tribe – The land: Nigeria, West Africa
Population: 45+ million (over 20% of all the population of Nigeria). It is actually the largest tribe in africa
Language: Yoruba and English

2.Pedi tribe – it is among largest tribes in Africa

The land: Northern Sotho, South Africa
Population: 10 millions
Language: Sotho
Religion:Phasa – worshiping ancestors and gods

3. Ndebele tribe – it is among the larget tribes in africa

The land: South Africa, Zimbabwe
Population: 2/3 of South Africa population – it is ranked among largest tribes in Africa
Language: Ndebele
Religion:Zion Christian Church

4. Venda tribe – it is among most common tribes in africa

The land: Limpopo Province, South Africa
Population: 0.9 million
Language: Tshivenda and Shona
Religion:worshiping ancestors

5. Hausa tribe

The land: Nigeria, West Africa
Population: 20 million – it is among largest tribe in Africa
Language: Hausa, English (Hausa is one of the easiest to learn and widely spoken tribal languages in Western Africa).
Religion:Islam

6. Pondo tribe

The land: Eastern Cape, South Africa
Population: 8 million
Language: isiXhosa

7. Swati tribe

The land: Swaziland and South Africa
Population: 700 000
Language: Swati
Religion:Christianity

8. Maasai tribe

The land: Tanzation, Kenya
Population: Up to 1 million
Language: Masai

9. Tswana tribe

The land: Botswana
Population: 7 million
Language: Tswana
Religion:Christianity

10. Kalenjin tribe

The land: Kenya
Population: 5 million
Language: Kalenjin
Religion:Kalenjin – faith in supreme god

11. Xhosha tribe- it is among largest tribes in africa

The land: Ethiopia
Population: 40 million around the world(40% of Ethiopia population)
Language: Oromo
Religion:Waaqa (traditional religion)

LIST OF RICHEST TRIBES IN AFRICA

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