Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nubian

Language: Kenzi - (xnz)

Alternate Name(s): Dongolawi Nubian

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Egypt

Also found in: Sudan; United States

Population: 50,000

Global Population: 138,600

PEID: 11495

ROP: 102707

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Dongolese Nubians of Egypt, numbering 50,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nubian people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 138,600 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Kenzi. The primary religion practiced by the Dongolese Nubians 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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