• PEOPLE NAME: CUNG OF CAMEROON


PEID: 12568

ROP: 102333

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Chungmboko - (cug)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Cameroon

Also found in:

Population: 3,500

Global Population: 3,500


PEID: 12568

ROP: 102333

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Cung of Cameroon, numbering 3,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Benue people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cameroon. Their primary language is Chungmboko. The primary religion practiced by the Cung is Folk Islam, a syncretistic belief system that blends traditional elements of Islam with superstitious practices such as warding off spirits with incantations and magic amulets, and reciting verses of the Qur'an to bring about miraculous healings.


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