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PEID: 13983

ROP: 106228

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Wandala - (mfi)

Alternate Name(s): Wandala, Mura, Ndara,, Gamargu, Abewa

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Nigeria

Also found in: Cameroon

Population: 19,000

Global Population: 87,500

PEID: 13983

ROP: 106228

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Mandara of Nigeria, numbering 19,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 87,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Wandala. The primary religion practiced by the Mandara 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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