• PEOPLE NAME: FUR OF SUDAN

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PEID: 12025

ROP: 103084

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Ouaddai-Fur

Language: Fur - (fvr)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Chad

Population: 1,450,000

Global Population: 1,451,800


PEID: 12025

ROP: 103084

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Fur of Sudan, numbering 1,450,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Ouaddai-Fur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,451,800 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Fur. The primary religion practiced by the Fur 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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