Where is polygamy the most common?
Polygamy is most often found in sub-Saharan Africa, where 11% of the population lives in arrangements that include more than one spouse. Polygamy is widespread in a cluster of countries in West and Central Africa, including Burkina Faso, (36%), Mali (34%) and Nigeria (28%).
Who is the biggest polygamist in the world?
Ziona Chana: Head of worlds largest family dies in Indias According to Reuters news agency, Chana was born in 1945. The family belongs to a Christian sect - Chana Pawl - that has about 2,000 followers. The sect, which allows polygamy for men, was founded by Chanas grandfather in 1942.More items •14 Jun 2021
Who had the most wives ever?
Zionas family is recorded by the World Record Academy as setting the world record for the Biggest Family. At the time of the record entry in 2011, Ziona had 39 wives, 94 children, 14-daughters-in-laws and 33 grandchildren.