• PEOPLE NAME: ZAGHAWA OF CHAD

* Representative photo. Actual image is of the Daza of Chad people group. Credit: Anonymous

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PEID: 11470

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):

Primary Religion: Islam -

Country: Chad

Also found in: Libya; Sudan

Population: 88,000

Global Population: 242,000


PEID: 11470

ROP: 111134


Engagement Status: Unengaged

Progress of the Gospel: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Zaghawa of Chad have a population of 88,000. They are part of the Kanuri-Saharan people cluster. The global population of this people group is 242,000. 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 1, which means this people group is less than 2% evangelical, some evangelical resources are available, but there has been no active church planting among them within the past two years.


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Gospel Recordings: Available

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