• PEOPLE NAME: AKAN OF TOGO

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Twi - (twi)

Alternate Name(s): Ashante Twi, Kulango

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Togo

Also found in: Cote d’Ivoire; Ghana; Liberia; United Kingdom

Population: 74,000

Global Population: 5,007,500


PEID: 14306

ROP: 100179

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Akan of Togo, numbering 74,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 5,007,500 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Twi. The primary religion practiced by the Akan is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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