• PEOPLE NAME: BEDOUIN ARABS OF BURKINA FASO

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Maghreb

Language: Algerian Arabic - (arq)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Burkina Faso

Also found in: Algeria; Belgium; Canada; France; Italy; Spain; Tunisia; United States

Population: 19,500

Global Population: 29,967,600


PEID: 12373

ROP: 100226

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Bedouin Arabs of Burkina Faso, numbering 19,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Maghreb people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 29,967,600 in 9 countries. Their primary language is Algerian Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Bedouin Arabs 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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