• PEOPLE NAME: ANTANOSY OF MADAGASCAR

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PEID: 15290

ROP: 100384

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malagasy

Language: Tanosy Malagasy - (txy)

Alternate Name(s): Tanosy

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions - Ancestor Worship

Country: Madagascar

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Population: 647,000

Global Population: 647,000


PEID: 15290

ROP: 100384

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Antanosy of Madagascar, numbering 647,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malagasy people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Madagascar. Their primary language is Tanosy Malagasy. The primary religion practiced by the Antanosy is ancestor worship, based on the belief that the deceased have a continued existence and possess the ability to influence the fortune of the living.


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