• PEOPLE NAME: CHAKOSI OF BENIN

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PEID: 12314

ROP: 100396

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Anufo - (cko)

Alternate Name(s): Anufo

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Benin

Also found in: Ghana; Togo

Population: 25,500

Global Population: 221,500


PEID: 12314

ROP: 100396

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Chakosi of Benin, numbering 25,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 221,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Anufo. The primary religion practiced by the Chakosi is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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