• PEOPLE NAME: MANDINKA OF GUINEA-BISSAU

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Mandinka - (mnk)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Guinea-Bissau

Also found in: Benin; France; Gambia; Ghana; Senegal; United States

Population: 183,000

Global Population: 1,959,400


PEID: 13466

ROP: 106233

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Mandinka of Guinea-Bissau, numbering 183,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,959,400 in 7 countries. Their primary language is Mandinka. The primary religion practiced by the Mandinka is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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Radio Broadcast: Not Available