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PEID: 13134

ROP: 109947

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Téén - (lor)

Alternate Name(s): Tense, Lohron

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Cote d’Ivoire

Also found in: Burkina Faso

Population: 13,500

Global Population: 17,300

PEID: 13134

ROP: 109947

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Tenbo of Cote d’Ivoire, numbering 13,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 17,300 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Téén. The primary religion practiced by the Tenbo is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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