• PEOPLE NAME: EGYPTIAN ARABS OF BELGIUM

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Egyptian

Language: Egyptian Arabic - (arz)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Belgium

Also found in: Algeria; Australia; Canada; Egypt; France; Germany; Iraq; Israel; Italy; Jordan; Kuwait; Libya; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Spain; Sudan; United Arab Emirates; United Kingdom; United States; Yemen

Population: 10,500

Global Population: 52,718,900


PEID: 53

ROP: 102879

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Egyptian Arabs of Belgium, numbering 10,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Egyptian people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 52,718,900 in 22 countries. Their primary language is Egyptian Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Egyptian Arabs 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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