• PEOPLE NAME: LAMA OF BENIN


PEID: 12335

ROP: 114833

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Kabiyè - (kbp)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Benin

Also found in: Togo

Population: 95,500

Global Population: 341,500


PEID: 12335

ROP: 114833

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Lama of Benin, numbering 95,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 341,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Kabiyè. The primary religion practiced by the Lama is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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