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Number of Ethnic Groups in Africa

How many ethnic groups are there in Africa?

3,315.

There are some 3,315 ethnic groups in Africa. This is according to the listing of African ethnic groups per country made by David Barrett, a missions researcher, published in the Africa Mission Resource Center. Among the different African nations, Nigeria has the most number of ethnic groups listed with 455.

This fact is verified on : March 20, 2010.





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