• PEOPLE NAME: GOLA OF SIERRA LEONE

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic

Language: Gola - (gol)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Sierra Leone

Also found in: Liberia

Population: 9,800

Global Population: 204,800


PEID: 14279

ROP: 103420

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Gola of Sierra Leone, numbering 9,800, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 204,800 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Gola. The primary religion practiced by the Gola is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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