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Ethnic groups in Ghana

Ethnic groups in Ghana

  • Ahanta people
    The Ahantas are an Akan people who live to the north of the Nzema.
  • Zarma people
    The Zarma people (var. Djerma, Zerma, Dyerma, or Zabarma), are a people of westernmost Niger and adjacent areas of Burkina Faso, Benin, Ghana and Nigeria.
  • Abron tribe
    The Abron or Bono are an Akan people of West Africa.
  • Sisaala language
    Sisaala (Sissala) is a Gur language cluster spoken in Ghana near the town of Tumu and in the neighbouring republic of Burkina Faso.
  • Tallensi
    Tallensi, also spelled Talensi, are a people of northern Ghana who speak a language of the Gur branch of the Niger-Congo language family.
  • Nzema people
    The Nzema are an Akan people numbering about 328,700, of whom 262,000 live in southwestern Ghana and 66,700 live in the southeast of Côte d'Ivoire.
  • Ewe people
    The Ewe (Ewe: Eʋeawó, lit. "Ewe people"; or Eʋedukɔ́} , lit. "Ewe nation") are an ethnic group located in Togo (formerly French Togoland) and Volta Region, Ghana (formerly British Togoland; both formerly Togoland, the southern part of which was Eweland or Eʋedukɔ́), and southern Benin.
  • Fante people
    Originally, Fante refers to tiny states within 50 miles radius of Mankessim.
  • Tem language
    Tem (Temba), or Kotokoli (Cotocoli), is a Gur language spoken in Togo, Ghana, and Benin.
  • Bissa people
    Bissa (or Busanga (singular), Bisa, Busansi (plural)), is a Mande ethnic group of south-central Burkina Faso, northeastern Ghana, northernmost tip of Togo and northern Benin.
  • Dagomba people
    The Dagombas are ethnic group of the Kingdom of Dagbon (Northern Ghana) and they number about 825,736 (2002).
  • Gurma people
    Gurma (also called Gourma or Gourmantché) is an ethnic group living mainly in Burkina Faso, around Fada N'Gourma, and also in northern areas of Togo and Benin, as well as southwestern Niger.
  • Akyem
    The Akyem are an Akan people.
  • Dagaaba people
    The Dagaaba people (singular Dagao, and, in northern dialects, Dagara for both plural and singular)) are an ethnic group in the West African nations of Ghana, Burkina Faso and Cote d'Ivoire.
  • Dyula people
    The Dyula (Dioula or Juula) are a Mande ethnic group inhabiting several West African countries, including the Mali, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Burkina Faso, and Guinea-Bissau.
  • Gonja people
    This page discusses the Ghanaian kingdom of Gonja; for uses for the word Ganja, see Ganja (disambiguation) Gonja (also Ghanjawiyyu) was a kingdom in northern Ghana; the word can also refer to the people of this kingdom.
  • Soninke people
    The Soninke (also called Sarakole, Seraculeh, or Serahuli) are a Mandé people who descend from the Bafour and are closely related to the Imraguen of Mauritania.
  • Mossi people
    The Mossi (or Mole, Mosse, sing. Moaaga) are a people in central Burkina Faso, living mostly in the villages of the Nazinon and Nakanbe (formerly Volta) River Basin.
  • Gurunsi peoples
    The Gurunsi or Grunshi are a set of ethnic groups inhabiting Kingdom of Dagbon northern Ghana, and southern Burkina Faso.
  • Ga-Adangbe people
    The Ga-Adangme, Gã-Adaŋbɛ, Ga-Dangme, or GaDangme are an ethnic group in Ghana and Togo.
  • Anlo Ewe
    The Anlo Ewe are a sub-group of the Ewe people of approximately 6 million people, inhabiting southern Togo, southern Benin, southwest Nigeria, and south-eastern parts of the Volta Region of Ghana; meanwhile, a majority of Ewe are located in the entire southern half of Togo and southwest Benin.
  • House of Israel (Ghana)
    The House of Israel is a Jewish community located in Sefwi Wiawso in southwestern Ghana.
  • Guang people
    The Guan people are an ethnic group found almost in all parts of Ghana, including the Gonja, Anum, Larteh, whose ancestors founded the Gonja state.
  • Nanumba people
    The Nanumba people are an ethnic group whose traditional homeland is in the southeast of the Northern Region of Ghana.
  • Efutu people
    The Efutu (also called Awutu or Simpafo) are an Akanized Guang people that are the original inhabitants of present-day Ghana.
  • Kassena
    The Kassena people are an ethnic group of Kingdom of Dagbon northern Ghana and Burkina Faso, and their language is the Kasem language.
  • Konkomba people
    The Konkomba people are a Gur ethnic group in the Northern, Brong Ahafo and Volta Regions of Ghana and also in the north western corner of Togo.
  • Logba people
    The Logba people live in the Volta Region of Ghana, east of the Volta Lake in the mountains of the Ghana-Togo borderland.
  • Tem people
    The Tém (also known as the Temba, Temmies or Kotokoliare) an ethnic group of Togo, but also found in Benin and Ghana.
  • African Americans in Ghana
    The history of African Americans in Ghana goes back to individuals such as American civil rights activist and writer W.
  • Jakhanke people
    The Jakhanke people (var. Diakhanké, Diakanké, or Diakhankesare) are a Manding-speaking ethnic group in the Senegambia region, often classified as a subgroup of the larger Soninke.
  • Anyi people
    The Anyi people (or Agnis) are an Akan subgroup in southwest Ghana and southeast Ivory Coast.
  • Ghanaian Indian
    Ghanaian Indians (Akan: Nkɔmbɔtwetwe India Gaana; Hindi: घाना के भारतीय; Tamil: கானா இந்தியர்கள்; Malayalam: ഘാനയിലെ ഇന്ത്യക്കാര്‍; Telugu: ఘానా భారతీయులు) are Ghanaians and citizens of Indian origin or descent.
  • Chinese people in Ghana
    Migration of Chinese people in Ghana dates back to the 1940s.
  • Bimoba people
    Bimoba people (or native: Mɔba) are a Gur ethnic group in north eastern Ghana and north western Togo respectively.