• PEOPLE NAME: YALUNKA OF SENEGAL

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PEID: 14224

ROP: 110950

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Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Yalunka - (yal)

Alternate Name(s): Jalunga, Yalunke, Jalonke, Dyalonke, Djallonke, Dialonke

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Senegal

Also found in: Guinea; Mali; Sierra Leone

Population: 13,500

Global Population: 209,500


PEID: 14224

ROP: 110950

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Yalunka of Senegal, numbering 13,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 209,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Yalunka. The primary religion practiced by the Yalunka is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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