• PEOPLE NAME: MOOR OF MAURITANIA

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PEID: 13586

ROP: 106417

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Hassaniya

Language: Hassaniyya - (mey)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Mauritania

Also found in: Canada; Mali; Morocco; Niger; United States

Population: 2,045,000

Global Population: 2,249,750


PEID: 13586

ROP: 106417

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Moor of Mauritania, numbering 2,045,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Hassaniya people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,249,750 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Hassaniyya. The primary religion practiced by the Moor is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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