Yoruba people facts for kids

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Kwara State drummers
Total population
ca. 38 million
Regions with significant populations
 Nigeria 35 million (2012)
 Benin 1.2 million (2012)
 Ghana 0.4 million
 Togo 0.1 million
 Côte d'Ivoire 0.1 million
North America 0.2 million
Europe 0.1 million
Yoruba, Yoruboid languages
Islam (ca. 50%), Christianity, traditional religion.
Related ethnic groups
Bini, Nupe, Igala, Itsekiri, Ebira

Yoruba is an ethnic group of people living in Africa. They live on the west coast of Africa, mostly Nigeria and Ghana.

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