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PEID: 11404

ROP: 106392

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Ouaddai-Fur

Language: Masalit - (mls)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Chad

Also found in: Sudan

Population: 120,000

Global Population: 562,000

PEID: 11404

ROP: 106392

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Masalit of Chad, numbering 120,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Ouaddai-Fur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 562,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Masalit. The primary religion practiced by the Masalit 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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