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PEID: 13507

ROP: 116077

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Mande

Language: Liberia Kpelle - (xpe)

Alternate Name(s): Gbese

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Liberia

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Population: 1,015,000

Global Population: 1,015,000

PEID: 13507

ROP: 116077

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Kpelle of Liberia, numbering 1,015,000, 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 Liberia. Their primary language is Liberia Kpelle. The primary religion practiced by the Kpelle is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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