• PEOPLE NAME: FON OF TOGO

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PEID: 14343

ROP: 103041

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Guinean

Language: Fon - (fon)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - African Traditional Religion

Country: Togo

Also found in: Benin; Gabon; Ghana

Population: 85,000

Global Population: 3,517,500


PEID: 14343

ROP: 103041

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Fon of Togo, numbering 85,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Guinean people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,517,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Fon. The primary religion practiced by the Fon is African Traditional Religion, a collection of beliefs and practices unique to various African ethnic groups.


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