• PEOPLE NAME: FANTE OF GHANA

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Akan - (aka)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Ghana

Also found in: Cote d’Ivoire; Liberia

Population: 3,735,000

Global Population: 3,813,500


PEID: 13320

ROP: 102998

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Fante of Ghana, numbering 3,735,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,813,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Akan. The primary religion practiced by the Fante is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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