• PEOPLE NAME: TURKA OF BURKINA FASO

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PEID: 12455

ROP: 110302

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Turka - (tuz)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Burkina Faso

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Population: 65,000

Global Population: 65,000


PEID: 12455

ROP: 110302

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Turka of Burkina Faso, numbering 65,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Burkina Faso. Their primary language is Turka. The primary religion practiced by the Turka is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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