PEID: 13736

ROP: 102526

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Dera (Nigeria) - (kna)

Alternate Name(s): Kanakuru

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 66,500

Global Population: 66,500

PEID: 13736

ROP: 102526

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Dera of Nigeria, numbering 66,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Chadic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nigeria. Their primary language is Dera (Nigeria). The primary religion practiced by the Dera is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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