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PEID: 12313

ROP: 110343

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Mande

Language: Kyanga - (tye)

Alternate Name(s): Tyenga, Kyenga, Kyanggana, Kyangganya

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Benin

Also found in: Nigeria

Population: 2,600

Global Population: 19,600

PEID: 12313

ROP: 110343

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Cenka of Benin, numbering 2,600, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Mande people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 19,600 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Kyanga. The primary religion practiced by the Cenka is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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