2017-07-27T17:27:42+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Afar people, Nuer people, Anuak people, Qemant people, Gurage people, Somalis, Sidama people, Falash Mura, Kambaata people, Mursi people, Issa (clan), Tigrayans, Saho people, Agaw people, Kunama people, Daasanach people, Argobba people, Berta people, Bari people, Konso people, Borana Oromo people, Murle people, Harari people, Dorze people, Silt'e people, Kwegu people, Gabra people, Jamaicans in Ethiopia, Maale people, Abyssinian people, Gedeo people, Welayta people, Nyangatom people, Surma people, Majang people, People of Ethiopia, Jeberti people, Koore people, Italians of Ethiopia, Hamar people, Dizi people, Werji people, Harla people, Shabo people, Beta Abraham, Hadiya people, Chinese people in Ethiopia flashcards
Ethnic groups in Ethiopia

Ethnic groups in Ethiopia

  • Afar people
    The Afar (Afar: Qafár), also known as the Danakil and Adal, are an ethnic group inhabiting the Horn of Africa.
  • Nuer people
    The Nuer people are a Nilotic ethnic group primarily inhabiting the Nile Valley.
  • Anuak people
    The Anuak , also known as the Anyuak, Agnwak and Anywaa, are a Luo Nilotic ethnic group inhabiting parts of East Africa.
  • Qemant people
    The Qemant (Ge'ez: ቅማንት) are a small subgroup of the Agaw people in Ethiopia, who traditionally practiced an early Hebrew religion.
  • Gurage people
    The Gurage people are a Semitic-speaking ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia.
  • Somalis
    Somalis (Somali: Soomaali, Arabic: صومال‎‎) are an ethnic group inhabiting the Horn of Africa (Somali Peninsula).
  • Sidama people
    The Sidama (Ethiopic: ሲዳማ) people of southern Ethiopia are an ethnic group whose homeland is in the Sidama Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region (SNNPR) of Ethiopia.
  • Falash Mura
    Falash Mura is the name given to those of the Beta Israel community in Ethiopia, Eritrea who converted to Christianity under pressure from the mission during the 19th century and the 20th century.
  • Kambaata people
    Kambaata is the name of the people who speak the Kambaata language.
  • Mursi people
    The Mursi (or Mun as they refer to themselves) are a Nilotic pastoralist ethnic group in Ethiopia.
  • Issa (clan)
    The Issa or Eesah or Aysa(Somali: Ciise, Arabic: عيسى‎‎) are a Somali clan, and a sub-clan of the Dir.
  • Tigrayans
    Tigrayans also known as Biher-Tigrinyas are an ethnolinguistic who speak the Tigrinya language.
  • Saho people
    The Saho (Arabic: ساهو‎‎), sometimes called Soho, are an ethnic group inhabiting the Horn of Africa.
  • Agaw people
    The Agaw (Ge'ez: አገው Agaw; modern Agew) are an ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia and neighboring Eritrea.
  • Kunama people
    The Kunama are a Nilotic ethnic inhabiting Eritrea and Ethiopia.
  • Daasanach people
    The Daasanach (also known as the Marille or Geleba) are an ethnic group inhabiting parts of Ethiopia, Kenya and Sudan.
  • Argobba people
    The Argobba are an ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia.
  • Berta people
    The Berta or Bertha are an ethnic group living along the border of Sudan and Ethiopia.
  • Bari people
    The Bari people, also known as the Karo, are a Nilotic ethnic group mainly inhabiting South Sudan, as well as adjacent parts of southwestern Ethiopia.
  • Konso people
    The Konso, also known as the Xonsita, are a Cushitic-speaking ethnic group primarily inhabiting south-central Ethiopia.
  • Borana Oromo people
    The Borana Oromo, also called the Boran, are a pastoralist ethnic group living in southern Ethiopia (Oromia) and northern Kenya.
  • Murle people
    The Murle are a Nilotic ethnic group inhabiting the Pibor County and Boma area in Jonglei State, South Sudan, as well as parts of southwestern Ethiopia.
  • Harari people
    The Harari people (Arabic: هراري‎‎, Ge'ez: ሐረሪ), also called Geyusu ("People of the City"), are an ethnic group inhabiting the Horn of Africa.
  • Dorze people
    The Dorze are a small ethnic group inhabiting the Gamo Gofa Zone (formerly part of the Semien (North) Omo Zone) of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region in Ethiopia.
  • Silt'e people
    The Silt'e people also Silte people (ስልጤ; simplified form: Silte) are an ethnic group in southern Ethiopia.
  • Kwegu people
    The Kwegu people (or Muguji people) are a Surmic ethnic group inhabiting the shores of the Omo River in southwestern Ethiopia.
  • Gabra people
    The Gabra (also written Gabbra or Gebra) are an ethnic group mainly inhabiting the Chalbi Desert in northern Kenya and the highlands of southern Ethiopia.
  • Jamaicans in Ethiopia
    Jamaicans in Ethiopia comprise Jamaican emigrants and expatriates residing in Ethiopia and their descendants born in Ethiopia.
  • Maale people
    The Maale people, (also spelled Male and pronounced Maa-lee), are a small ethnic group of approximately 95,000 located in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region at the border between north and south Omo of Ethiopia.
  • Abyssinian people
    The Abyssinian people (Ge'ez: ሐበሻይት) are a panethnicity inhabiting the Horn of Africa.
  • Gedeo people
    The Gedeo (formerly known as the Darassa, pejorative name given to them by Amhara) are an ethnic group in southern Ethiopia.
  • Welayta people
    Wolayta (also spelled Wolaitta) (Ethiopic: ወላይታ Wolaytta) is the name of an ethnic group and its former kingdom, located in southern Ethiopia.
  • Nyangatom people
    The Nyangatom also known as Donyiro and pejoratively as Bumé are Nilotic agro-pastoralists inhabiting the border of southwestern Ethiopia and southeastern South Sudan and in the Ilemi Triangle with populations residing in both countries.
  • Surma people
    Surma is a panethnicity residing in South Sudan and southwestern Ethiopia.
  • Majang people
    The Majang people, or Majangir, live in southwestern Ethiopia and speak a Nilo-Saharan language of the Surmic cluster.
  • People of Ethiopia
    According to the 2007 Ethiopian census, the largest first languages are: Oromo 24,929,567 speakers or 33.
  • Jeberti people
    The Jeberti also spelled as Jabarti, Jaberti, Jebarti and Djeberti) are a Muslim clan inhabiting the Horn of Africa, and Middle East mainly Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea and Yemen
  • Koore people
    The Koore are found in the Amaro special woreda, which is east of the Abaya and Chamo Lakes; the vast majority of this ethnic group live there.
  • Italians of Ethiopia
    Italians of Ethiopia are the emigrants and colonists from Italy who moved to live in Ethiopia as far back as the 19th century, and their descendants.
  • Hamar people
    The Hamar (also spelled Hamer) are an Omotic community inhabiting southwestern Ethiopia.
  • Dizi people
    Dizi (also known as the Maji) is the name of an ethnic group living in southern Ethiopia.
  • Werji people
    The Worji (Oromo: Warjiih, Ge'ez: ወርጄ, Arabic: ورجي‎‎ [wɔrdʒi]), fully known as the Tigri-Worji, are an ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia.
  • Harla people
    The Harla, also Harala, were an ethnic group, now extinct, that inhabited Ethiopia and Somalia.
  • Shabo people
    The Shabo are an ethnic group of southwestern Ethiopia.
  • Beta Abraham
    Beta Abraham (Hebrew: בֵּיתֶא אַבְרָהָם, Ge'ez: Bēta Abreham, "House of Abraham") other terms by which the community have been known include Tebiban ("possessor of secret knowledge"), Balla Ejj (Ge'ez: "Craftsmens"), Buda (Ge'ez: "evil eye") and Kayla (the Agaw language spoken by them).
  • Hadiya people
    Hadiya (ሃድያ: Hadiya) is the Ethiopian ethnic group of people who speak the Hadiyya language.
  • Chinese people in Ethiopia
    The number of Chinese residents in Ethiopia has risen considerably in the past decade.