Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Adamawa-Ubangi

Language: Manza - (mzv)

Alternate Name(s): Mandja, Manza

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Central African Republic

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Population: 396,000

Global Population: 396,000

PEID: 12889

ROP: 106272

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Manja of Central African Republic, numbering 396,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Adamawa-Ubangi people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Central African Republic. Their primary language is Manza. The primary religion practiced by the Manja is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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