Afro-Spaniard

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Afro-Spaniard
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Total population
( Spain Estimated at 683,000.[1])
Regions with significant populations
Andalusia, Catalonia, the Balearics, the Canaries, Madrid, Murcia, Valencia
Languages
Spanish; English, French, Portuguese, various languages of Africa
Religion
Predominantly Christian (mainly Roman Catholic), Sunni Islam, Traditional African religions, others, nonreligious
Related ethnic groups
African people, Spanish Equatoguinean, Cape Verdean Spanish, Afro-European

Afro-Spaniards are Spanish nationals of West/Central African descent. They today mainly come from Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia, Mali and Senegal. Additionally, many Afro-Spaniards born in Spain are from the former Spanish colony Equatorial Guinea.

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Sources[edit]

  1. Appiah, Kwame Anthony and Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.(1999). Africana: the Encyclopedia of African and African American Experience. Basic Civitas Books, pp. 1769–1773. ISBN 0-465-00071-1.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ine.es/inebase/cgi/axi?AXIS_PATH=/inebase/temas/t20/e245/p04/a2006/l0/&FILE_AXIS=00000010.px&CGI_DEFAULT=/inebase/temas/cgi.opt&COMANDO=SELECCION&CGI_URL=/inebase/cgi/
  2. ^ https://blackstoriesfromspain.wordpress.com/
  3. ^ http://afroeurope.blogspot.pe/2011/11/africa-vive-biggest-cultural-event-in.html

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