• PEOPLE NAME: BURUN OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 42717

ROP: 105951

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Mabaan - (mfz)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: South Sudan

Population: 5,300

Global Population: 106,300


PEID: 42717

ROP: 105951

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Burun of Ethiopia, numbering 5,300, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 106,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mabaan. The primary religion practiced by the Burun is Orthodox Christianity, a branch of Christianity that includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches.


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