Top 12 most beautiful ethnic races around the world

“Culture is the arts elevated to a set of beliefs”

by Thomas Wolfe


Our world is known to harbour various culture and traditions. From the caves man, we have come so far and had built a strong foundation of the present-day ethnic diversities. The linguistic differences to the different cultural costumes, a number of rituals and beliefs have made all of us unique and beautiful.

If you will go around the world you will be amazed to see that every region after some miles have a different tale and legacy to deliver and that’s what is ethnicity.

Ethnicity is the grouping of people based on common traditional values and cultural heritage who share the same ancestry, history, practices and beliefs are a part of one group and just like that we have many groups who are similar within but distinctive and unique from other groups.

Ethnicity is often associated with nationalism. A nation which has developed together combining all integral cultural lineage and thus every nation is different from one another in terms of language, history, dresses and even religious and mythical understandings.

We can never compare two groups and their beauty but some ethnic groups are more popular than others so here is the list to appreciate the ethnicity of different regions.



12) Indians

Indians are descendants of one of the oldest civilizations of the world. India is known to have unbelievably diverse groups with linguistic differences, cultural and customary practices all living together in peace and harmony. The country has its unique regional variations and impacted a lot during the colonial period. Many elements of Indian culture, such as Indian religions, dance, mathematics, philosophy, music, cuisine, languages and movies has impacted other country’s culture. They celebrate the highest number of festivals and India also has different weather and climatic variations due to its strategic location. Hindi is the national language of the country. India is also known for its contribution to martial arts, the most famous of all is kalarippayattu from Kerala.

11) Turks

The Turkish culture is also highly diverse and heterogeneous impacted by many other regions like western and central Asia, eastern Mediterranean and the middle east. With the republic of Turkey, the government invested a lot in uplifting local culture and traditions like architecture, paintings and sculptures. That’s the main reason why Turkey is established its own cultural identity. Turkish literature is in the Turkish language and some are in ottoman form. Ottoman literature has two prominent branches poetry and prose. The Turks are also known for Ottoman architecture which is unique to their culture.

10) Chinese

One of the fastest growing nation in the world that has impacted the culture of many regions. It is also one of the oldest legacies in the world and they have several subgroups of ethnic diversities varied from region to region. Confucianism, Taoism and Buddhism are the three major spiritual pillars of Chinese culture. From the great celebrations of the Chinese new year to their unique zodiac signs, traditional dresses and Chinese language are all unique traits of Chinese culture.

9) Botswana

Botswana is a multi-ethnic nation and directly descended from the Bantu speaking tribes who came into the region around 1500 years ago and settled as farmers and herders. They have an extremely rich heritage of myths and legends. There is so much diversity in each ethnic group in Botswana but they shine brighter as a homogeneous culture with diverse patches beautifully co-inhabiting. The national language of Botswana is Setswana originally spoken by the Tswana group. The rural areas are still maintaining the culture like music, dance, clothing, food and rituals. Botswana is one of the fastest evolving African nations.

8) Japanese

Japan is a country which leads everywhere including science and technology and culture and traditions. From the Jomon period to the modern day, japan has seen and imbibed many changes in culture. The Japanese culture started from 1000 BCE to 300 BCE by Yayoi people who settled in the country and thus spread their culture. Present-day Japan has 80 percent people following Yayoi ancestry and 20 percent following Jomon ancestry. They are also affected by multiple Chinese dynasties and slightly by other Asian countries. Japanese is the mother tongue of the native people and Shinto and Buddhism are major religions followed by Japanese people 

7) Spanish

The Spanish culture is highly affected by the Roman Celtic and Iberian culture including Romans, Greeks and many others. Hispania the political unit organized by Roman had impacted the Spanish culture deeply and with subsequent progress, the Spanish culture and traditions have changed a lot. One very unique characteristic of Spanish Culture is its super famous La Tomatina festival. Spain is also holding the third rank in having the highest number of world’s heritage sites nearly 47 which also reflects on its rich legacy.

6) Koreans

Koreans are rising in popularity significantly in recent times due to their music, dramas and art all the over the world. The east Asian ethnic group is highly influenced by Chinese culture. The language, religion, working if the government and art everything is under huge impact in Chinese culture in many parts of Korea. In the 20th century, Korea was divided into two different countries north and South Korea. One of the highlights of Korean culture is Buddhism which is considered as a cultural lineage rather than just a religion. The Koreans have two distinctive dance types one is court dance and another is folk dance. The  traditional Korean martial art known as Taekkyon is imperative to the classic Korean dance

5) Americans

American famous as a flag bearer of western culture and civilization. Their social and cultural qualities are distinct like cuisine, folklore, art and music. They are ethnically and racially so diverse because of the frequent immigration which has shaped their ethnicity. You can spot both conservative and liberal aspects in American culture similarly scientific and religious elements too. Some researchers even categorize the country’s cultural heritage as a mythic identity because of its flexibility.

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4) Mongolians

The Mongol nomadic way of life and its influence on their culture and traditions is unique to Mongolians. Deel or kaftan is the cultural costume of Mongolian people. There are many ethnic sub diversities in Mongol which have unique deel designs. The most famous games in Mongol are chess and checkers. Muushig is a popular card game played in Mongol in modern times also. They use sheep ankle bones as dice or tokens. Meat and spices are a major part of their cuisine. Yurts ( Ger) is unique to Mongolians it’s like a home in a broad sense and many people till date lives in them. They are felt tents and it is mentioned in the history of Mongol that their leader Genghis khan used to live in them and now so the people.

3) Jamaicans

 The people of Jamaica are known for their religious beliefs, lifestyle and values. The people exhibit a mixed culture yet ethnically diverse group and direct descents from original Taino people. Originally Spaniards brought slavery to Jamaica but were dethroned by the British and after independence, they emerged as a strong country rich culture. Chinese and Indians were sent to the islands as indentured labours and they also brought ideas with them so the culture of Jamaica affected and diverse even more in terms of language, music, religion, art and many more.

2) Singaporeans

Singapore is not a surprise entry in the list as it is one of the favourite destinations for vacations for a reason. It’s a country harbouring multi-ethnicity and it is a multi-linguistic and multicultural country. The Chinese new year is the highlight of Singapore’s cultural lifestyle. The city lies at the major cross over of various Asian culture its core culture is mixed influenced by many cultures which enhances its beauty. Because of British influence, the country usually called a place where East meets West. It is also popularly known as Garden City and Gateway to Asia because of its multicultural quality. 

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1)     Brazilian

The beauty of Brazil is its multiethnic society which clearly conveys that the country is comprised of a number of ethnic groups within. The major spoken language in Brazil is Portuguese with about 99.7 percent of the population and the major religion is catholic Christianity. Though there are other languages too. The attractive part of Brazilian culture is their mixed lifestyle by indigenous Indians, Africans and Portuguese. The Brazilian has given the world the biggest celebration of the year Rio De Janeiro carnival and the great dance form Samba. Their cultural life is so cool and interesting.


Every ethnic group is beautiful and unique in its own ways and contribute to the world’s rich heritage of cultural