• PEOPLE NAME: FON OF GABON

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PEID: 13185

ROP: 103041

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Fon - (fon)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - African Traditional Religion

Country: Gabon

Also found in: Benin; Ghana; Togo

Population: 23,000

Global Population: 4,874,000


PEID: 13185

ROP: 103041

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Fon of Gabon, numbering 23,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 4,874,000 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Fon. The primary religion practiced by the Fon is African Traditional Religion, a collection of beliefs and practices unique to various African ethnic groups.


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