Bende people

Bende cultural festival

The Bende are an ethnolinguistic group based in the Mpanda District of Rukwa Region in western Tanzania. In 1999 the Bende population was estimated to number 27,000.[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Bende". Ethnologue. SIL International. Retrieved 2007-07-07.

Further readingEdit

  • Yuko Abe A Bende Vocabulary. Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA). Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. 2006.