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PEID: 23172

ROP: 104152

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Jahanka - (jad)

Alternate Name(s): Dionka,Diakhanke, Diakkanke, Dyakanke, Jahanque, Jahonque, Jakankalou, Jahanke

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Mali

Also found in: Gambia; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Senegal

Population: 2,200

Global Population: 117,900

PEID: 23172

ROP: 104152

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Jahanka of Mali, numbering 2,200, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 117,900 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Jahanka. The primary religion practiced by the Jahanka is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.

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