• PEOPLE NAME: MAURITANIAN OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 47280

ROP: 106417

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Hassaniya

Language: Hassaniyya - (mey)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: United States

Also found in: Canada; Mali; Mauritania; Morocco; Niger

Population: 1,200

Global Population: 2,259,250


PEID: 47280

ROP: 106417

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Mauritanian of United States, numbering 1,200, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Hassaniya people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,259,250 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Hassaniyya. The primary religion practiced by the Mauritanian 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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