Mamprusi

Categories: Ethnicities

The Mamprusi are the most ancient of Mole-Dagbani speaking ethnic groups of the northern regions of Ghana and northern part of Togo. Their name derives from “Mamprugu”, the name of the kingdom with which they are associated, though they self-identify as “Dagbamba”. Their present-day nayiri, or king, continues to have relevance and authority even across national boundaries.

Synonyms:
Mampele, Mampourou, Mampoursi, Mamproussi, Mamprule, Mampruli, Mampruse, Mamprussi, Mampulusi, Mampursi, Manpelle, Manprusi
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