• PEOPLE NAME: HAUSA OF CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

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PEID: 12869

ROP: 103733

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Hausa

Language: Hausa - (hau)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Central African Republic

Also found in: Algeria; Benin; Burkina Faso; Cameroon; Canada; Chad; Congo (Brazzaville); Cote d’Ivoire; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; Gabon; Ghana; Guinea; Niger; Nigeria; Sudan; Togo

Population: 34,000

Global Population: 49,597,250


PEID: 12869

ROP: 103733

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Hausa of Central African Republic, numbering 34,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Hausa people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 49,597,250 in 18 countries. Their primary language is Hausa. The primary religion practiced by the Hausa 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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