• PEOPLE NAME: FURU OF CONGO (KINSHASA)


PEID: 14551

ROP: 103086

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Sudanic

Language: Furu - (fuu)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

Also found in: Central African Republic

Population: 33,500

Global Population: 40,000


PEID: 14551

ROP: 103086

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Furu of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 33,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Sudanic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 40,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Furu. The primary religion practiced by the Furu 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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