• PEOPLE NAME: LEBANESE ARABS OF LEBANON

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PEID: 22026

ROP: 105688

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Levant

Language: North Levantine Arabic - (apc)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Shia

Country: Lebanon

Also found in: Canada; Congo (Brazzaville); Dominican Republic; France; French Guiana; Kuwait; Netherlands; Panama; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; South Africa; Suriname; United Arab Emirates; United States; Venezuela

Population: 939,000

Global Population: 2,375,900


PEID: 22026

ROP: 105688

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Lebanese Arabs of Lebanon, numbering 939,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Levant people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,375,900 in 16 countries. Their primary language is North Levantine Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Lebanese Arabs is Shia Islam, one of two major denominations of Islam. The followers of Shia Islam are called 'Shi'as' or 'Shiites'.


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