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PEMBA
Population

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PembaZanzibar

Population

Originally, Bantu tribes lived on Pemba, after which many Persians and later Portuguese settled there. The current inhabitants of Pemba belong to the Wapemba population.

A total of about 1.3 million people live on the Zanzibar archipelago, about 400,000 live on Pemba. The islands are relatively densely populated; Pemba has about 420 inhabitants per km2.

Approximately 22,000 people live in the capital Chake Chake.


Sources

Else, D. / Zanzibar
Bradt

Finke, J. / Tanzania
Rough Guides

Fitzpatrick, M. / Tanzania
Lonely Planet

Heale, J. / Tanzania
Marshall Cavendish

Skinner, A. / Tanzania & Zanzibar
Cadogan

CIA - World Factbook

BBC - Country Profiles

Last updated May 2024
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