• PEOPLE NAME: BABALIA OF CHAD


PEID: 11309

ROP: 100688

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Other Sub-Saharan African

Language: Chadian Arabic - (shu)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Chad

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Population: 10,500

Global Population: 10,500


PEID: 11309

ROP: 100688

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Babalia of Chad, numbering 10,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Other Sub-Saharan African people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Chad. Their primary language is Chadian Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Babalia 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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