• PEOPLE NAME: GAVAR OF CAMEROON

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PEID: 12600

ROP: 103250

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Gavar - (gou)

Alternate Name(s): Gouwar, Kortchi

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Cameroon

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Population: 19,500

Global Population: 19,500


PEID: 12600

ROP: 103250

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Gavar of Cameroon, numbering 19,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cameroon. Their primary language is Gavar. The primary religion practiced by the Gavar 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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