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PEID: 11963

ROP: 115239

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Northeastern Dinka - (dip)

Alternate Name(s): Ager, Agar, Abuya, Ageir, Beer, Niel, Nyel, Paloc, Paloic

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: South Sudan

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Population: 44,000

Global Population: 44,000

PEID: 11963

ROP: 115239

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical

Overview: The Ageer of South Sudan, numbering 44,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in South Sudan. Their primary language is Northeastern Dinka. The primary religion practiced by the Ageer 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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