• PEOPLE NAME: LINGALA OF CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE)

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PEID: 12981

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 - Other / Marginal

Country: Congo (Brazzaville)

Also found in: Angola; Belgium; Canada; Central African Republic; South Sudan; Uganda; United States

Population: 157,000

Global Population: 410,500


PEID: 12981

ROP: 105785

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Lingala of Congo (Brazzaville), numbering 157,000, 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 410,500 in 8 countries. Their primary language is Lingala. The primary religion practiced by the Lingala is marginal Christianity, a form of religion with roots in Christianity but not theologically Christian.


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