Bantu people

Map showing the approximate distribution of Bantu (light brown) vs. other Niger-Congo languages and peoples (medium brown).

Bantu is a general term for over 400 different ethnic groups in Africa, from Cameroon to South Africa, that have a common language family (the Bantu languages) and in many cases common customs.

  • bibliography

Bibliography

  • J. Desmond Clark, The Prehistory of Africa, Thames and Hudson, 1970
  • April A. Gordon and Donald L. Gordon, Understanding Contemporary Africa, Lynne Riener, London, 1996
  • Kevin Shillington, History of Africa, St. Martin's Press, New York, 1995 (1989)


Other Languages
Afrikaans: Bantoevolke
العربية: بانتويون
asturianu: Bantú
azərbaycanca: Bantular
تۆرکجه: بانتو‌لار
беларуская: Банту
български: Банту
català: Bantu
čeština: Bantuové
chiShona: Bantu
Cymraeg: Bantu (pobl)
dansk: Bantu
Deutsch: Bantu
eesti: Bantud
Ελληνικά: Μπαντού
English: Bantu peoples
español: Bantú
Esperanto: Bantuoj
euskara: Bantu
فارسی: بانتو
français: Bantous
한국어: 반투족
हिन्दी: बांटु
hrvatski: Bantu
Bahasa Indonesia: Suku Bantu
italiano: Civiltà bantu
ქართული: ბანტუს ხალხი
қазақша: Бантулар
Kongo: Babantu
Кыргызча: Бантулар
кырык мары: Бантувлӓ
Latina: Bantuenses
lietuvių: Bantai
magyar: Bantuk
македонски: Банту-народи
مازِرونی: بانتو
Nederlands: Bantoevolken
norsk: Bantu
norsk nynorsk: Bantu
polski: Bantu
português: Bantus
română: Bantu
slovenčina: Bantuovia
српски / srpski: Банту
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Bantu
suomi: Bantut
svenska: Bantu
тоҷикӣ: Банту
Türkçe: Bantular
українська: Народи банту
vèneto: Bantu
Tiếng Việt: Người Bantu
Yorùbá: Bàntú
粵語: 班圖人
中文: 班圖人