Nyasa people

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The Nyasa are a people of southeastern Africa, concentrated mainly in Malawi, southwestern Tanzania and parts of northern Mozambique. The people are also known as the Kimanda, Kinyasa and Manda.[1] Significant populations of Nyasa live along the shores of northeastern Lake Malawi.[1] Many Nyanja people of Malawi refers to themselves as Nyasa; as of 2010 roughly 500,000 claim to be Nyasa people.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Yakan, Muḥammad Zuhdī (1999). Almanac of African Peoples & Nations. Transaction Publishers. p. 580. ISBN 978-1-56000-433-2. Retrieved 28 August 2012.
  2. ^ Appiah, Anthony; Gates, Henry Louis (17 February 2010). Encyclopedia of Africa. Oxford University Press. p. 259. ISBN 978-0-19-533770-9. Retrieved 28 August 2012.