• PEOPLE NAME: KPELLE OF GUINEA

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PEID: 13413

ROP: 115408

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Mande

Language: Guinea Kpelle - (gkp)

Alternate Name(s): Kono, Guerze

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Guinea

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Population: 551,000

Global Population: 551,000


PEID: 13413

ROP: 115408

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Kpelle of Guinea, numbering 551,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Mande people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Guinea. Their primary language is Guinea Kpelle. The primary religion practiced by the Kpelle is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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