• PEOPLE NAME: MASSALAT OF CHAD

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Ouaddai-Fur

Language: Chadian Arabic - (shu)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Chad

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Population: 111,000

Global Population: 111,000


PEID: 11406

ROP: 106390

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Massalat of Chad, numbering 111,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Ouaddai-Fur 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 Massalat 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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