• PEOPLE NAME: KARANGA OF ZIMBABWE

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PEID: 15659

ROP: 104646

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Shona

Language: Shona - (sna)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity

Country: Zimbabwe

Also found in: Mozambique

Population: 2,475,000

Global Population: 2,505,000


PEID: 15659

ROP: 104646

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Karanga of Zimbabwe, numbering 2,475,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Shona people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,505,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Shona. The primary religion practiced by the Karanga is Christianity.


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