PEID: 12878

ROP: 114947

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Gula (Central African Republic) - (kcm)

Alternate Name(s): Kara of Sudan, Lemakot

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Central African Republic

Also found in: Sudan

Population: 23,500

Global Population: 26,500

PEID: 12878

ROP: 114947

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Gula of Central African Republic, numbering 23,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 26,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Gula (Central African Republic). The primary religion practiced by the Gula 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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