The Arab are mainly Islamic. This does not mean that all Arabs are Islamic, but the majority are.
The Ashanti are found to be primarily Christian, with traditional beliefs. Few are Islamic.
The Bantu follow traditional beliefs and are mainly Christian and Islamic.
The Swahili mainly practice Islam.
Mostly found in areas north of the Sahara desert.
Mostly found in the country of Ghana.
Mostly found in Sub-Saharan areas.
Found in East African areas such as Kenya and Tanzania.
What main religion are the Bantu?
What main religion are the Arab?
What main religion are the Ashanti?
People of the same religious group share a common belief system but are not always of the same Ethnicity
Ethnic groups share characteristics such as looks and traditions but are not always the same religion.
Bantu (Sub- Saharan regions, the purple area on map)
Swahili (Kenya and Tanzania and part of Uganda)
Arabs (North of Sahara)
What is an Ethnic group?
An Ethnic group is a number of people who share common characteristics such as language, physical appearance, customs, and traditions.
Where to find the different Ethnic groups of Africa
Ethnic group VS. Religion
Pictures of the different Ethnic groups
Ethnic groups on a map
Arab & Ashanti
Bantu & Swahili
What main religion are the Swahili?
African Ethnic Groups
By: Ava Taylor