• PEOPLE NAME: BENI SHANGUL OF ETHIOPIA

PEID: 11555

ROP: 101258

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Berta - (wti)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: Sudan

Population: 256,000

Global Population: 336,000


PEID: 11555

ROP: 101258

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Beni Shangul of Ethiopia, numbering 256,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 336,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Berta. The primary religion practiced by the Beni Shangul is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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