Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke-Jula

Language: Dyula - (dyu)

Alternate Name(s): Dyula, Dioula

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Cote d’Ivoire

Also found in: Burkina Faso; Ghana; Mali; United States

Population: 2,845,000

Global Population: 5,104,600

PEID: 13091

ROP: 104323

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Kong Jula of Cote d’Ivoire, numbering 2,845,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke-Jula people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 5,104,600 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Dyula. The primary religion practiced by the Kong Jula is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.

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