Have you ever wondered how many nationalities there are on our planet? One hundred percent accurate answer you get — every year the number changes. Only on the territory of Russia is home to about 180 — and even this figure can not be called the only correct.
Russian photojournalist Natalia Ivanova decided to do the impossible — to bring in pictures of all the ethnic diversity through female beauty. Woman — a symbol of peace, home, homeland and, of course, a real beauty. The main aim of Natalia to demonstrate each unique ethnic group, no matter how small it may be and whatever political status nor had.
Website of the project "the ethnic origins of beauty" (Les origines de la beauté) has more than 57 different ethnic groups. Become the face of their ethnic group can any girl subject to certain conditions. First, it must be a representative of any nationality in at least three generations. The second requirement — age from 18 to 30 years, the visual appeal and photogenic. Despite the fact that the paragraph, which concerns appearance, is quite subjective, Natalia successfully selects for participation in the filming is really lovely girls. See for yourself.
The Bengalis — one of the most numerous peoples in the world. The main population of Bangladesh and West Bengal in India.
Elegance is one of the Pamir peoples in Tajikistan and in Northern Afghanistan (the left Bank of the Panj river). The largest in number.
The Jews, an ancient people of Semitic origin, which goes back to the population of ancient Israel and Judah kingdoms. The representatives of the people live in many countries of the world (since 1948 there is also the Jewish state of Israel).
Kumyks are a Turkic people, one of the indigenous peoples of Dagestan, the second largest after the Azerbaijanis are a Turkic people in the Caucasus. In this case, the largest Turkic people in the North Caucasus and the third highest number of the people of Dagestan.
Serbs are South Slavic people, who reside in Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Germany, Austria and other countries.
The Lorraine — German people (almost completely assimilated by the French), living in North-Eastern France on the border with Belgium and Germany, the main population of the French region Lorraine. Speak German Platt dialect (Dialekt Saarländischer). Today their language is almost completely replaced by French.
English — Wolof people in West Africa. They live mostly in the area between the Senegal and the Gambia and in Mali, côte d'ivoire, Mauritania, Guinea-Bissau and France.
Sleh, or silk, is one of the Berber peoples living in the Western part of the mountain ridge of the High Atlas and the mountain range of Antiatlas in Morocco in the valleys of the rivers Tensift, SUS, and others. Live mixed with the Arab population. Sleh are divided into separate groups: Agbar and the Frug, glaw and xima, manaba and mtuha etc. sleh Language belongs to the Berber group of languages, some of them also know Arabic. Religion, like other tribes, the Islam.