• PEOPLE NAME: BOLON OF BURKINA FASO

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PEID: 12382

ROP: 101573

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Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Bolon - (bof)

Alternate Name(s): Boka, Bo

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Burkina Faso

Also found in: Mali

Population: 24,500

Global Population: 26,600


PEID: 12382

ROP: 101573

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Bolon of Burkina Faso, numbering 24,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 26,600 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Bolon. The primary religion practiced by the Bolon 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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