Competitive Exams: Regional Human Geography: D geography notes on ethnic groups, languages and religious affiliations of countries starting with D

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (ZAIRE)

Ethnic groups There are more than 200 African ethnic groups. The largest culture groups are the Lunda, Luba, Kuba, Bakongo (Kongo), Mongo, Mangbetu, and Azande. Other Bantu, NiloSaharan, AfricanAsian, European, and Asian groups also exist.

Languages French (official), Lingala, Kikongo, Tshiluba, Swahili, other indigenous languages.

Religious affiliations Roman Catholic 52 percent Protestant 20 percent Kimbanguist (indigenous Christian) 10 percent Muslim 2 percent Other syncretism sects and traditional beliefs 16 percent.

DENMARK

Ethnic groups Danish, Inuit (Eskimo), Faroese, German.

Languages Danish (official), Faroese, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect), German.

Religious affiliations Protestant 88 percent Roman Catholic 1 percent Nonreligious 5 percent Other 6 percent.

DJIBOUTI

Ethnic groups Somali (largely lssa) 60 percent Afar 30 percent French, Arab, Italian, other 10 percent.

Languages French (official), Arabic (official), Somali, Afar.

Religious affiliations Muslim 97 percent Christian and othecs 3 percent.