• PEOPLE NAME: TAMA OF SUDAN

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PEID: 12151

ROP: 109768

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Ouaddai-Fur

Language: Tama (Chad) - (tma)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Chad

Population: 67,000

Global Population: 217,000


PEID: 12151

ROP: 109768

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Tama of Sudan, numbering 67,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Ouaddai-Fur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 217,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Tama (Chad). The primary religion practiced by the Tama 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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