• PEOPLE NAME: SIRTICAN BEDOUIN OF LIBYA


PEID: 42771

ROP: 109333

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Bedouin, Saharan

Language: Libyan Arabic - (ayl)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Libya

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Population: 34,500

Global Population: 34,500


PEID: 42771

ROP: 109333

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Sirtican Bedouin of Libya, numbering 34,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bedouin, Saharan people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Libya. Their primary language is Libyan Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Sirtican Bedouin 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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