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PEID: 12035

ROP: 103562

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Gumuz - (guk)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Ethiopia

Population: 55,500

Global Population: 297,500

PEID: 12035

ROP: 103562

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Gumuz of Sudan, numbering 55,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 297,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Gumuz. The primary religion practiced by the Gumuz is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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