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PEID: 41247

ROP: 112857

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Malayali

Language: Malayalam - (mal)

Alternate Name(s): Moplah, Mopla, Byari, Moplaha, Mappila, Kaka, Jamma Mappila, Kodava

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: India

Also found in: Sri Lanka

Population: 8,845,000

Global Population: 8,850,800

PEID: 41247

ROP: 112857

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Mappilla of India, numbering 8,845,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malayali people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 8,850,800 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Malayalam. The primary religion practiced by the Mappilla is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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