Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Berber, Riff

Language: Tarifit - (rif)

Alternate Name(s): Northern Shilha

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Morocco

Also found in: France; Netherlands

Population: 2,215,000

Global Population: 2,515,000

PEID: 11865

ROP: 101275

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Riffi Berbers of Morocco, numbering 2,215,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Berber, Riff people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,515,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Tarifit. The primary religion practiced by the Riffi Berbers 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.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available