• PEOPLE NAME: ZAGHAWA OF SUDAN

PEID: 42863

ROP: 111134

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Kanuri-Saharan

Language: Zaghawa - (zag)

Alternative Name(s): Zoghaua

Primary Religion: Islam -

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Chad; Libya

Population: 145,000

Global Population: 244,000


PEID: 42863

ROP: 111134


Engagement Status: Unengaged

Progress of the Gospel: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Zaghawa of Sudan have a population of 145,000. They are part of the Kanuri-Saharan people cluster. The global population of this people group is 244,000. Their primary language is Zaghawa - (zag). The primary religion practiced by the Zaghawa is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Quran and of the prophet Muhammad. Their GSEC status is 2, which means this people group is less than 2% evangelical but there has been initial or concentrated church planting among them within the past two years.


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