• PEOPLE NAME: BERBA OF BURKINA FASO

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PEID: 12384

ROP: 101421

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Biali - (beh)

Alternate Name(s): Bialaba

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Burkina Faso

Also found in: Benin

Population: 3,400

Global Population: 191,400


PEID: 12384

ROP: 101421

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Berba of Burkina Faso, numbering 3,400, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 191,400 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Biali. The primary religion practiced by the Berba is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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