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PEID: 11897

ROP: 111148

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Swahili

Language: Swahili (individual language) - (swh)

Alternate Name(s): Swahali Speaking Omanis

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Oman

Also found in: South Africa

Population: 55,500

Global Population: 57,300

PEID: 11897

ROP: 111148

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Zanzibari of Oman, numbering 55,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Swahili people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 57,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Swahili (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Zanzibari 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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