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PEID: 11612

ROP: 105753

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Sidama

Language: Libido - (liq)

Alternate Name(s): Libido, Marako

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 97,500

Global Population: 97,500

PEID: 11612

ROP: 105753

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Mareko of Ethiopia, numbering 97,500, are Unengaged and 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 Libido. The primary religion practiced by the Mareko 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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