• PEOPLE NAME: TURKWAM OF NIGERIA


PEID: 14136

ROP: 110312

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Benue

Language: Toro - (tdv)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Nigeria

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Population: 7,200

Global Population: 7,200


PEID: 14136

ROP: 110312

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Turkwam of Nigeria, numbering 7,200, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Benue people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Nigeria. Their primary language is Toro. The primary religion practiced by the Turkwam is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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