PEID: 12852

ROP: 101599

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Sudanic

Language: Mid-Southern Banda - (bjo)

Alternate Name(s): Banda-Dukpu, Yakwa, Mid-Southern Banda

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Central African Republic

Also found in: South Sudan

Population: 179,000

Global Population: 184,700

PEID: 12852

ROP: 101599

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Mid-Southern Banda of Central African Republic, numbering 179,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Sudanic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 184,700 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mid-Southern Banda. The primary religion practiced by the Mid-Southern Banda is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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