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PEID: 6436

ROP: 112857

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Affinity Group: ASAP

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Malayali

Language: Malayalam - (mal)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Sri Lanka

Also found in: India

Population: 5,800

Global Population: 8,850,800

PEID: 6436

ROP: 112857

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Mappilla of Sri Lanka, numbering 5,800, are Unengaged and 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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