• PEOPLE NAME: HARARI OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 11593

ROP: 103713

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Ethio-Semitic

Language: Harari - (har)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 46,000

Global Population: 46,000


PEID: 11593

ROP: 103713

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Harari of Ethiopia, numbering 46,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Ethio-Semitic people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ethiopia. Their primary language is Harari. The primary religion practiced by the Harari 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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