• PEOPLE NAME: OROMO OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 47338

ROP: 103355

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Oromo

Language: West Central Oromo - (gaz)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: United States

Also found in: Ethiopia

Population: 6,700

Global Population: 111,700


PEID: 47338

ROP: 103355

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Oromo of United States, numbering 6,700, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Oromo people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 111,700 in 2 countries. Their primary language is West Central Oromo. The primary religion practiced by the Oromo is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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