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Total population
 Spain Estimated at 683,000
Regions with significant populations
Madrid, Catalonia, Valencia, Seville, Palma de Mallorca
Spanish; French, Portuguese, various languages of Africa
Predominantly Christian (mainly Roman Catholic), Sunni Islam, Traditional African religions, others, nonreligious
Related ethnic groups
African people, Spanish Equatoguinean, Cape Verdean Spanish, Afro-European

Afro-Spaniards are Spanish nationals of West/Central African descent. They today mainly come from Angola, Brazil, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Nigeria and Senegal. Additionally, many Afro-Spaniards born in Spain are from the former Spanish colony Equatorial Guinea.


  • Notable people 1
    • Activists 1.1
    • Artists and writers 1.2
    • Explorers and conquistadores 1.3
    • In entertainment and media 1.4
    • Politicians 1.5
    • In sports 1.6
  • Works Cited 2
  • References 3
  • See also 4

Notable people


Artists and writers

Explorers and conquistadores

In entertainment and media


  • Dolores Johnson

In sports

Works Cited

  1. Appiah, Kwame Anthony and Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.(1999). Africana: the Encyclopedia of African and African American Experience. Basic Civitas Books, pp. 1769–1773. ISBN 0-465-00071-1.


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