Hedareb people

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Hedareb
Total population
2,312,000
Regions with significant populations

Sudan:
2,099,000
Eritrea:
132,000

Egypt:
81,000
Languages
Bedawi
Religion
Sunni Islam
Related ethnic groups
Beja

The Hedareb people include the Beni-Amer people who have retained the use of the Beja language, the To-Bedawi (Hedareb). They also include the subtribes: Hashish, Labat, and Halenqua. The Hedareb people are predominately Sunni Muslims.

Most Hedareb speakers speak at least one other language, typically Arabic or Tigre.[1]

They are also one of the nine linguistically defined sub-nationalities of Eritrea.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Killion, Tom (1998). Historical Dictionary of Eritrea. The Scarecrow Press. ISBN 0-8108-3437-5.