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PEID: 13442

ROP: 100724

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic

Language: Badyara - (pbp)

Alternate Name(s): Badjada, Badian, Gola, Bigola, Bajaranke, Pajade, Pajadinca, Pajadinka

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Guinea-Bissau

Also found in: Guinea; Senegal

Population: 6,800

Global Population: 21,900

PEID: 13442

ROP: 100724

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Badyara of Guinea-Bissau, numbering 6,800, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 21,900 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Badyara. The primary religion practiced by the Badyara 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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