• 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: Ethnoreligion

Country: Guinea

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Population: 579,000

Global Population: 579,000


PEID: 13413

ROP: 115408

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Kpelle of Guinea, numbering 579,000, are Engaged yet 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 ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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