• PEOPLE NAME: RUNGA OF CHAD

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Ouaddai-Fur

Language: Runga - (rou)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Chad

Also found in: Central African Republic

Population: 61,500

Global Population: 93,000


PEID: 11442

ROP: 108443

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Runga of Chad, numbering 61,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Ouaddai-Fur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 93,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Runga. The primary religion practiced by the Runga is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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