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PEID: 12081

ROP: 105785

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Congo

Language: Lingala - (lin)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: South Sudan

Also found in: Angola; Belgium; Canada; Central African Republic; Congo (Brazzaville); Uganda; United States

Population: 54,500

Global Population: 410,500

PEID: 12081

ROP: 105785

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Lingala of South Sudan, numbering 54,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Congo people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 410,500 in 8 countries. Their primary language is Lingala. The primary religion practiced by the Lingala is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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