Hausa

Categories: Ethnicities

The Hausa are a diverse but culturally homogeneous people that are scattered throughout West Africa and along the traditional Hajj route north and east traversing the Sahara. They are the largest ethnic group in Nigeria, but span from Niger, to Chad, to Togo, Ghana, the Ivory Coast, and Senegal. The Hausa have a momentous past, marked by trans-Saharan caravan trade and by the Hausa city-states and kingdoms that emerged from them.

Synonyms:
Afnu, Afuno, Afunu, Al-Hausin, Arna, Aussa, Gambari, Haoussa, Hausaawaa, Hausawa, Haussa, Hawsa, Mgbakpa
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