• PEOPLE NAME: GOSHA OF SOMALIA

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Swahili

Language: Maay - (ymm)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Somalia

Also found in:

Population: 46,000

Global Population: 46,000


PEID: 11943

ROP: 103458

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Gosha of Somalia, numbering 46,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Swahili people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Somalia. Their primary language is Maay. The primary religion practiced by the Gosha is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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