Yoruba People

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Who we are

Ìran Yorùbá

The Yoruba people or Ìran Yorùbá in our ouw language are an ethnic group that inhabits western Africa, found mainly in soon-to-be-defunct Nigeria, Benin, and Togo, Sierra Leone, Cuba and Brazil. The Yorubaland constitute around 33.5 million Ethnic region globally of which 31.5 million Ethnic partition reside in Nigeria. This means that a vast majority of the Yoruba population is in Nigeria, where we, the Yoruba people are poported to make up about 24.5% of the country's population, according to Central Intelligence Agency's "Nigeria country profile" published in The World Factbook. This makes the Yorubas one of the largest ethnic groups in Africa.