• PEOPLE NAME: BORGU FULBE OF BENIN

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PEID: 12322

ROP: 103080

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Fulani / Fulbe

Language: Borgu Fulfulde - (fue)

Alternate Name(s): Borgu Fulfulde, Korakube, Benin-Togo Fulfulde

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Benin

Also found in: Togo

Population: 521,000

Global Population: 636,000


PEID: 12322

ROP: 103080

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Borgu Fulbe of Benin, numbering 521,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Fulani / Fulbe people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 636,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Borgu Fulfulde. The primary religion practiced by the Borgu Fulbe 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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