• PEOPLE NAME: DAGOMBA OF GHANA

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PEID: 13299

ROP: 102372

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Dagbani - (dag)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Ghana

Also found in: Togo

Population: 1,265,000

Global Population: 1,277,000


PEID: 13299

ROP: 102372

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Dagomba of Ghana, numbering 1,265,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,277,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Dagbani. The primary religion practiced by the Dagomba 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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