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Tigrinya
ትግርኛ
Tigrinya wedding in Eritrea
Total population
2 million[1]–3.3 million[2]
Regions with significant populations
Eritrea
Languages
  • Tigrinya
Religion
Christianity
(predominantly Eritrean Orthodox)
Related ethnic groups
Tigrayans • Tigre • Zay • Amhara • Gurage • Harari • other Habesha peoples

The Tigrinya people (ትግርኛ, ብሄረ ትግርኛ Təgrəñña), also known as the Biher-Tigrinya or Kebessa, are an ethnic group native to Eritrea. They speak the Tigrinya language.[3][4] There also exists a sizable Tigrinya community in the diaspora.

  1. ^ "Tigrinya People". Orville Jenkins Home. Retrieved 28 October 2023.
  2. ^ "Languages of Eritrea". Ethnologue. Retrieved 15 November 2023.
  3. ^ "Africa :: Eritrea — The World Factbook – Central Intelligence Agency". www.cia.gov. Retrieved 2020-08-23.
  4. ^ Fegley, Randall (1995). Fegley, Randall (1995). Eritrea (World Bibliographical Series). ABC-CLIO. p. 7. California. ISBN 1851092455.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)

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Haplogroup L2

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