• PEOPLE NAME: KUPTO OF NIGERIA


PEID: 13944

ROP: 105438

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Chadic

Language: Kutto - (kpa)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Folk Islam

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 5,800

Global Population: 5,800


PEID: 13944

ROP: 105438

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Kupto of Nigeria, numbering 5,800, are Unengaged and 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 Kutto. The primary religion practiced by the Kupto is Folk Islam, a syncretistic belief system that blends traditional elements of Islam with superstitious practices such as warding off spirits with incantations and magic amulets, and reciting verses of the Qur'an to bring about miraculous healings.


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