• PEOPLE NAME: KUNAMA OF ETHIOPIA

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Kunama - (kun)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: Eritrea; Sudan

Population: 6,300

Global Population: 284,300


PEID: 11609

ROP: 105406

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Kunama of Ethiopia, numbering 6,300, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 284,300 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Kunama. The primary religion practiced by the Kunama 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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