• PEOPLE NAME: KOLBILA OF CAMEROON


PEID: 12641

ROP: 105122

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Adamawa-Ubangi

Language: Kolbila - (klc)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Cameroon

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Population: 5,100

Global Population: 5,100


PEID: 12641

ROP: 105122

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Kolbila of Cameroon, numbering 5,100, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Adamawa-Ubangi people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cameroon. Their primary language is Kolbila. The primary religion practiced by the Kolbila 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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