• PEOPLE NAME: GODIE OF COTE D’IVOIRE

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PEID: 13083

ROP: 103408

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Kru

Language: Godié - (god)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Cote d’Ivoire

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Population: 49,000

Global Population: 49,000


PEID: 13083

ROP: 103408

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Godie of Cote d’Ivoire, numbering 49,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Kru people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Cote d’Ivoire. Their primary language is Godié. The primary religion practiced by the Godie 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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