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Ethnic Groups of Africa

Source:   Africa Ethnic Groups
Data Source:   Murdock, George Peter. 1959. Africa: Its peoples and their culture history. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Usage Notes/Copyright Status:   This work is in the public domain in the United States under the terms of Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105 of the US Code.
Date Downloaded:   1996

Map Description:
This map displays the ethnic groups of Africa as researched by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency in 1996. Areas with large populations of two or more major ethnic groups have been represented with one feature being superimposed over the other as represented by the Shared Areas layer.

Please note that the classification presented does not reflect current scholarly consensus.

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