Photo courtesy of Joshua Project.
By Keith & Jamie Lorenz

Explore in Photos

PEID: 12009

ROP: 110778

Download Prayer Card

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Southwestern Dinka - (dik)

Alternate Name(s): Dinka Rek, Dinka Ngok, Dinka Twic (W), Dinka Luac

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - African Traditional Religion

Country: South Sudan

Also found in:

Population: 1,750,000

Global Population: 1,750,000

PEID: 12009

ROP: 110778

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Southwestern Dinka of South Sudan, numbering 1,750,000, 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 Southwestern Dinka. The primary religion practiced by the Southwestern Dinka is African Traditional Religion, a collection of beliefs and practices unique to various African ethnic groups.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available