• PEOPLE NAME: LEVANTINE ARABS OF COTE D’IVOIRE

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Levant

Language: Standard Arabic - (arb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Cote d’Ivoire

Also found in: Australia; British Virgin Islands; Curacao; Egypt; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Haiti; Portugal; Sweden; Tunisia; Turkey

Population: 59,500

Global Population: 2,433,350


PEID: 13104

ROP: 109667

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Levantine Arabs of Cote d’Ivoire, numbering 59,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Levant people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,433,350 in 12 countries. Their primary language is Standard Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Levantine Arabs is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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