• PEOPLE NAME: MABAS OF CAMEROON

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PEID: 12667

ROP: 105952

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Vemgo-Mabas - (vem)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Cameroon

Also found in: Nigeria

Population: 15,000

Global Population: 35,000


PEID: 12667

ROP: 105952

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Mabas of Cameroon, numbering 15,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 35,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Vemgo-Mabas. The primary religion practiced by the Mabas is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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