• PEOPLE NAME: MANGANJA NYANJA OF MALAWI


PEID: 15334

ROP: 116976

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Chewa-Sena

Language: Nyanja - (nya)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Malawi

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Population: 891,000

Global Population: 891,000


PEID: 15334

ROP: 116976

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical


Overview: The Manganja Nyanja of Malawi, numbering 891,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Chewa-Sena people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Malawi. Their primary language is Nyanja. The primary religion practiced by the Manganja Nyanja is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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