• PEOPLE NAME: MAHRA OF YEMEN

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PEID: 12282

ROP: 106046

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Affinity Group: NAME

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Arabian

Language: Mehri - (gdq)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Yemen

Also found in: Oman; Saudi Arabia

Population: 55,000

Global Population: 188,000


PEID: 12282

ROP: 106046

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Mahra of Yemen, numbering 55,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Arabian people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 188,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Mehri. The primary religion practiced by the Mahra is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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