The peoples of the Horn existed before national boundaries were established, and each people group is related to their neighbor primarily by common linguistic origins. However, as these people live in the lands now marked and recognized as countries rather than territories, they have influenced one another for centuries.

Learn more about the countries the Horn’s people call home.

Djibouti

Population: 879,053
Major Religions: 97% Muslim, 1.75% Christian, 1.2% non-religious.

Eritrea

Population: 5,200,000
Major Religions: Islam, Orthodoxy, Catholicism, Protestant

Ethiopia

Population: 80,000,000
Major Religions: Ethiopian Orthodox, Islam, Evangelical, African Traditional

Northern Kenya

Regional Population: 1,000,000+
Major Religions: Islam, African Traditional

Somalia

Regional Population: 9,925,640+
Major Religions: Islam, African Traditional