• PEOPLE NAME: NORTHWEST GBAYA OF CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC


PEID: 12833

ROP: 101166

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Adamawa-Ubangi

Language: Northwest Gbaya - (gya)

Alternate Name(s): Baya

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Central African Republic

Also found in: Cameroon; Congo (Brazzaville); Sudan

Population: 315,000

Global Population: 540,900


PEID: 12833

ROP: 101166

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Northwest Gbaya of Central African Republic, numbering 315,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Adamawa-Ubangi people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 540,900 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Northwest Gbaya. The primary religion practiced by the Northwest Gbaya is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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