Shona people

The Shona people (/ˈʃnə/) are a Bantu ethnic group native to Southern Africa, primarily Zimbabwe (where they form the majority of the population). They have five major clans.

A Shona n'anga (witch doctor).
Shona
Total population
17.6 million (2019)[1]
Regions with significant populations
 Zimbabwe13 million (2019)[1]
 Mozambique2.3 million[2][3]
 South Africa1-2 million (2019)
 Zambia30,200[4][5]
 United Kingdom200,000 (2011)[6]
Languages
Shona; English
Religion
Christianity, Shona traditional religion
Related ethnic groups
Lemba, Kalanga; Venda and other Bantu people
PersonMuShona[7]
PeopleMashona
LanguagechiShona
CountryMashonaland

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