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PEID: 13518

ROP: 111214

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Manya - (mzj)

Alternate Name(s): Mandingo, Maninya, Manya Kan

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Liberia

Also found in: Guinea

Population: 89,000

Global Population: 196,000

PEID: 13518

ROP: 111214

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Manya of Liberia, numbering 89,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 196,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Manya. The primary religion practiced by the Manya 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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