Zanzibar People, Zanzibar Religion & Zanzibar Language - Zanzibar's local people are an incredible mixture of ethnic backgrounds, indicative of her colorful history. Islam is the dominant religion, and is practiced by most Zanzibaris,
Although there are also followers of Christianity and Hinduism. Population is estimated at 800,000, with the largest concentration being Zanzibar City which has approximately 100,000 inhabitants.
Zanzibaris speak swahili (known locally as Kiswahili), a language which is spoken extensively in East Africa.
Many believe that the purest form is spoken in Zanzibar as it is the birth place of the language.