• PEOPLE NAME: NKONYA OF GHANA

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PEID: 13368

ROP: 107358

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Nkonya - (nko)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Ghana

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Population: 24,500

Global Population: 24,500


PEID: 13368

ROP: 107358

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Nkonya of Ghana, numbering 24,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ghana. Their primary language is Nkonya. The primary religion practiced by the Nkonya is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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