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PEID: 12888

ROP: 105785

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Congo

Language: Lingala - (lin)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Non-Evangelical Protestantism

Country: Central African Republic

Also found in: Angola; Belgium; Canada; Congo (Brazzaville); Congo (Kinshasa); South Sudan; Uganda; United States

Population: 18,000

Global Population: 4,397,400

PEID: 12888

ROP: 105785

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Lingala of Central African Republic, numbering 18,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Congo people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,397,400 in 9 countries. Their primary language is Lingala. The primary religion practiced by the Lingala is Non-Evangelical Protestantism, a collection of denominations typically more focused on issues of social justice than personal salvation.

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