• PEOPLE NAME: VIRI OF SOUTH SUDAN

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PEID: 11994

ROP: 110576

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Sudanic

Language: Belanda Viri - (bvi)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: South Sudan

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Population: 26,000

Global Population: 26,000


PEID: 11994

ROP: 110576

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Viri of South Sudan, numbering 26,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Sudanic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in South Sudan. Their primary language is Belanda Viri. The primary religion practiced by the Viri is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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