Here in Australia, because there are SO many different group of indigenous peoples - several hundred, in fact - people used to refer to them just as Aborigines or Aboriginals, because our Constitution referred to them collectively as 'the aboriginal race'. These days, as PC is wont to call everything offensive, they are typically referred to as Indigenous Australians, which is not definitive enough for this quiz as it's a collective noun for the hundreds of ethnic groups native to the continent and surrounding islands.
So, 'Aborigine' or 'Aboriginal' (also without capitalisation) is a global term that can be used anywhere indicating anyone or anything.
Sami people are from Norway, Sweden and Finland.
Tamil people are mostly from Sri Lanka.
Magyars are from Hungary, my neighbours :)
Quiz is good, idea is good, just give us more options, it would be nice :)
As stated, it is the largest absolute number of people for that ethnicity in one country, not proportion-based. For example, the highest proportions of Tamil and Jews may be in Sri Lanka and Israel respectively, and there is probably a more concentrated population of Slavs outside of Russia but since those countries have such large populations they take the top spot.
I remember hearing that China is emerging as a country with one of the largest Christian populations, even though it is a very small percentage. 1% of a billion is still 10 million people.
If you wanted to pick an equivalent for Sri Lanka (I.e, highest population total and by percentage) you can go for the Sinhalese, 16.2m and 75% of the population. There are less than 5000 of them in India.
It seems to me that pan-Slav nationalism was one of those short-lived fads. The only real concrete examples were Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia, and look what happened to them. I don't think there's much evidence they ever had any significant basis in reality.
you cóuld ve used frisians. If im not mistaken the country once was divived into frisians saxons and francs, though noone nowadays identifies with the latter too.
Though there is a real distinction between the people from the south of the country and the west or north.
the fact or state of belonging to a social group that has a common national or cultural tradition.
As a prescriptive definition it would be very simplistic indeed, failing to take account for example of how ethnicities can be mutually exclusive (eg ethnic Irish in England, who fit the definition for being ethnically English but aren't).
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