Ethnic groups in Cameroon

2017-07-27T18:05:02+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Kanuri people, Bamileke people, Duala people, Tiv people, Limba people (Cameroon), Baka people (Cameroon and Gabon), Tikar people, Kotoko people, Fula people, Wodaabe, Ibibio people, Bamum people, Chamba people, Masa people, Kwe people, Banda people, Gbaya people, Makaa people, Dwe'e people, Chinese people in Cameroon, Mungo people, Wovea people, Nso people, Fali people, Mambila, Kapsiki people, Mbo people (Cameroon), Aro people, Mafa people, Kom people (Cameroon), Bakossi people, Kole people, Bafia people, Musgum people, Buduma people, Tupuri people, Vengo people flashcards Ethnic groups in Cameroon
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  • Kanuri people
    The Kanuri people (Kanouri, Kanowri, also Yerwa and several subgroup names) are an African ethnic group living largely in the lands of the former Kanem and Bornu Empires in Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon.
  • Bamileke people
    The Bamileke is the native group which is now dominant in Cameroon's West and Northwest Regions.
  • Duala people
    The Duala (or Douala) are an ethnic group of Cameroon.
  • Tiv people
    Tiv (sometimes pronounced as Tivi) is an ethno-linguistic group or nation in West Africa.
  • Limba people (Cameroon)
    The Mulimba (or Malimba) are an ethnic group of the Republic of Cameroon.
  • Baka people (Cameroon and Gabon)
    The Baka people, known in the Congo as Bayaka (Bebayaka, Bebayaga, Bibaya), are an ethnic group inhabiting the southeastern rain forests of Cameroon, northern Republic of Congo, northern Gabon, and southwestern Central African Republic.
  • Tikar people
    The Tikar is a blanket term used for several ethnic groups in Cameroon.
  • Kotoko people
    The Kotoko people , also called Mser, Moria, Bara and Makari, are an ethnic group located in northern Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria.
  • Fula people
    The Fula people or Fulani or Fulɓe (Fula: Fulɓe; French: Peul; Hausa: Fulani; Portuguese: Fula; Wolof: Pël; Bambara: Fulaw), numbering approximately 20 million people in total, are one of the most widely dispersed and culturally diverse of the peoples of Africa.
  • Wodaabe
    The Wodaabe (Fula: Woɗaaɓe) or Bororo are a small subgroup of the Fulani ethnic group.
  • Ibibio people
    The Ibibio are a people of southeastern Nigeria.
  • Bamum people
    The Bamum, sometimes called Bamoum, Bamun, Bamoun, or Mum, are a Bantu ethnic group of Cameroon with around 215,000 members.
  • Chamba people
    The Chamba people of Nigeria and Cameroon speak two distantly related languages: Chamba Leko, of the Leko–Nimbari languages, and Chamba Daka, of the Dakoid languages.
  • Masa people
    Masa people, also called Masana, Banana, or Yagoua are an ethnic group localized in Cameroon and Chad.
  • Kwe people
    The Bakweri (or Kwe) are an ethnic group of the Republic of Cameroon.
  • Banda people
    The Banda people are an ethnic group of the Central African Republic, also found in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Cameroon, and South Sudan.
  • Gbaya people
    The Gbaya, also Gbeya or Baya, are a people of western region of Central African Republic, east-central Cameroon, the north of the Republic of Congo, and the northwest of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • Makaa people
    The Maka or Makaa are an ethnic group inhabiting the southern rain forest zone of Cameroon.
  • Dwe'e people
    The Dwe'e people, or Badwe'e (also Bajwe'e; French Badjoué) are an ethnic group inhabiting the rain forest zone of southeastern Cameroon.
  • Chinese people in Cameroon
    There were estimated to be more than two thousand Chinese people in Cameroon as of 2008.
  • Mungo people
    The Mungo (Moungo) are an ethnic group of the Republic of Cameroon.
  • Wovea people
    The Wovea are an ethnic group from the Republic of Cameroon.
  • Nso people
    The Nso are a people of the Bamenda Grassfields in the Northwest Region of Cameroon.
  • Fali people
    The Fali people (called the Bana in Nigeria) are any of several small ethnic groups of west and central Africa.
  • Mambila
    The Mambilla or Mambila people of Nigeria live on the Mambilla plateau (in 'Sardauna' Local government area of Taraba State in Nigeria).
  • Kapsiki people
    The Kapsiki (Ka-Tsepkye) is one of the dialects of the Kamwe Language found in Nigeria and Cameroon.
  • Mbo people (Cameroon)
    The Mbo people are an Bantu group of the Mbo plain, Littoral Region, Moungo Division, Nkongsamba and Melong subdivisions and in the West Region, Menoua Division, Santchou Subdivision and Upper Nkam Division, Kekem Subdivision of Cameroon.
  • Aro people
    The Aro people or Aros are an Igbo subgroup mixed with Akpa and Ibibio ancestry that originated from the Arochukwu kingdom in present-day Abia state, Nigeria.
  • Mafa people
    The Mafa, also called Matakam, are an ethnic group localized in northern Cameroon and eastern Nigeria.
  • Kom people (Cameroon)
    The Kom are one of the principal ethnic groups of the North-West province of Cameroon, where traditional government institutions are very important.
  • Bakossi people
    The Bakossi people live on the western and eastern slopes of Mount Mwanenguba and Mount Kupe in the Bakossi Mountains of Cameroon.
  • Kole people
    The Bakole (Bakolle, Kole) are an ethnic group of the Republic of Cameroon.
  • Bafia people
    Bafia (beukpak) people inhabit the Mbam region in the centre province of Cameroon.
  • Musgum people
    The Musgum or Mulwi are an ethnic group in Cameroon, Chad and Nigeria.
  • Buduma people
    The Buduma are an ethnic group of Chad, Cameroon, and Nigeria who inhabit many of the islands of Lake Chad.
  • Tupuri people
    The Tupuri are an ethnic group in Cameroon and Chad.
  • Vengo people
    The Vengo, or Babungos, are an ethnic group of about 14,000 people who are resident in the anglophone Northwest Province of Cameroon.