• PEOPLE NAME: KANURI OF SUDAN

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Kanuri-Saharan

Language: Central Kanuri - (knc)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Cameroon; Chad; Niger; Nigeria

Population: 421,000

Global Population: 7,912,000


PEID: 12059

ROP: 104605

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Kanuri of Sudan, numbering 421,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Kanuri-Saharan people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 7,912,000 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Central Kanuri. The primary religion practiced by the Kanuri is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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