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Tigre
ትግረ
Regions with significant populations
Tigre people Eritrea1.8 million[1]
Tigre people Sudanc. 20,000 refugees[2]
Languages
Tigre
Religion
Islam (95%)
Christianity (5%)[3][4]
Related ethnic groups
Tigrinya, Tigrayans, Amhara, Gurage and other Ethio-Semitic People[5]

The Tigre people (Tigre: ትግረ tigre and ትግሬ tigrē) are an ethnic group indigenous to Eritrea. They mainly inhabit the lowlands and northern highlands of Eritrea.

  1. ^ "Africa :: Eritrea — The World Factbook – Central Intelligence Agency". www.cia.gov. 18 July 2022.
  2. ^ Skutsch, Carl (2013-11-07). Encyclopedia of the World's Minorities. Routledge. pp. 1200–1201. ISBN 978-1-135-19388-1.
  3. ^ Yakan, Muḥammad Zuhdī (1999). Almanac of African peoples & nations. Transaction. p. 667. ISBN 978-1-56000-433-2.
  4. ^ "Eritrean Ethnic Groups". Study.com.
  5. ^ Joireman, Sandra F. (1997). Institutional Change in the Horn of Africa: The Allocation of Property Rights and Implications for Development. Universal-Publishers. p. 1. ISBN 978-1581120004.

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Tigre people

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The Tigre people (Tigre: ትግረ tigre and ትግሬ tigrē) are an ethnic group indigenous to Eritrea. They mainly inhabit the lowlands and northern highlands of...

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Tigre language

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Church. Tigre has a lexical similarity of 71% with Ge’ez and of 64% with Tigrinya. As of 1997, Tigre was spoken by approximately 800,000 Tigre people in Eritrea...

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Tigre

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Look up tigre in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Tigre ("Tiger" in various languages), Tigres or El Tigre may refer to: Le Tigre, an American rock band...

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Eritreans

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local residents. Some also inhabit areas in eastern Sudan. 95% of the Tigre people adhere to the Islamic religion Sunni Islam, but there are a small number...

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Eritrea

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the Tigre people constituting around 30% of inhabitants. In addition, there are several Nilo-Saharan-speaking Nilotic ethnic groups. Most people in the...

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Le Tigre

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Le Tigre (/lə ˈtiːɡrə/, French pronunciation: [lə tiɡʁ]; French for "The Tiger") is an American electronic rock band formed by Kathleen Hanna (of Bikini...

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Demographics of Eritrea

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largest is the Tigriniya, who make up around 50% of the population; the Tigre people, who also speak a Ethiosemitic language, constitute around 30% of residents...

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Languages of Eritrea

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The main languages spoken in Eritrea are Tigrinya, Tigre, Kunama, Bilen, Nara, Saho, Afar, and Beja. The country's working languages are Tigrinya, Arabic...

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Beja people

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The Beja people (Arabic: البجا, Beja: Oobja, Tigre: በጃ) are a Cushitic ethnic group native to the Eastern Desert, inhabiting a coastal area from southeastern...

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Religion in Eritrea

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Empire when ethnic groups like the Tigre people in mainland Eritrea began converting to Islam. Many of the inland Tigres converted to Islam in the 19th century...

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Marya

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tselam. They are related to the Mensa, Hazo and Tora peoples, and form a subgroup of the Tigre people. Brill. First Encyclopaedia of Islam, 1913-1936, Volume...

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Arwe

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among tribes in the north and published by Enno Littmann in 1904: the Tigre people worship a dragon; families sacrifice their oldest daughter as well as...

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Semitic languages

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Tigrigna People Tigray people Tigre people Wolane people Zay people Old and Modern South Arabian-speaking peoples Bathari people Faifi people Ancient Hadramitic-speakers...

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Dromedary

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surfaces. The camels of the Bejas of Sudan and the Hedareb, Bilen, and the Tigre people of Eritrea and the Anafi camel bred in Sudan are common breeds used as...

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Tigrayans

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Adulis". These are believed to be the ancient people from whom the present-day Tigray, the Eritrean tribes Tigre and Tigrinya are descended from. There is...

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Enno Littmann

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historical texts of ancient Ethiopian monuments. In 1905 he stayed among the Tigre people in Eritrea, and during the following year, directed the German Aksum-Expedition...

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Zemene Mesafint

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Dullu Menz, Ras Hailu Yosedeq of Gojjam, Sabagadis Woldu of Tigre, Ras Wolde Selassie of Tigre, Wube Haile Mariam of Simien, and provincial king Sahle Selassie...

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Tigre Hank

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Tigre Hank (born 30 September 1991 in Tijuana) is a Mexican tennis player. Hank has a career high ATP singles ranking of 416, achieved on 23 November...

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JD Samson

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musician, producer, songwriter and DJ best known as a member of the bands Le Tigre and MEN. Samson grew up in Pepper Pike, Ohio, and attended Orange High School...

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El Tigre

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El Tigre is a city of Anzoategui, a state located east of Venezuela's capital city of Caracas. Located in what is called the "Guanipa Mesa", a river (Tigre)...

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Los Tigres del Norte

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Los Tigres del Norte (English: The Tigers of the North) are a norteño band from San Jose, California. Originally founded in the small town Rosa Morada...

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Tora people

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mixture of Ge'ez and Tigre-speaking peoples with Saho, They were originally Tigre Speaking but have changed to Saho although Tigre is also spoken. They...

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February 1975

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place five days later. The Tigrayan People's Liberation Front was created to fight for the rights of the Tigre people in Ethiopia. The Constitutional Court...

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Tigrinya people

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compared the Asmara settlement to Athens and Rome. The language known as Tigre was believed to be spoken in the region around 1000 BC. D'mt (Daamat) was...

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