Central African Republic - Ethnic groups



The people belong to more than 80 ethnic groups, which are classified according to geographic location. The Baya (33%) to the west and the Banda (27%) in the east central region and are estimated to be the most numerous groups. In the savanna live the Mandjia, accounting for 13% of the population, the Sara, accounting for 10%, and the Mboum, accounting for 7%, each with several subgroups. In the forest region are the Pygmies (Binga) and some Bantu groups, including the Mbaka, who account for another 4% of the population. About 4% of the population are Yakoma. There were about 6,500 Europeans in 1998, including 3,600 French.

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jarissa
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Jan 11, 2010 @ 6:06 am
this has really helped with the report i have to do. but if thier could be more information that would help also
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May 4, 2010 @ 4:16 pm
This article has helped a lot on my SS project for the Central African Republic. It tells me how much of that ethnic group is in the CAR but, it does not tell me about where they live, what they eat, or anything else for that matter.

Thanks for helping in my SS project,

Elizabeth Leone
Renee
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May 30, 2011 @ 1:13 pm
What ethnic groups are found in Yacoli, Central African REpublic

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