• PEOPLE NAME: GEDEO OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 11567

ROP: 102452

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Sidama

Language: Gedeo - (drs)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 1,495,000

Global Population: 1,495,000


PEID: 11567

ROP: 102452

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Gedeo of Ethiopia, numbering 1,495,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Sidama people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ethiopia. Their primary language is Gedeo. The primary religion practiced by the Gedeo is Orthodox Christianity, a branch of Christianity that includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches.


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