• PEOPLE NAME: BURAKA (PYGMY) OF CONGO (KINSHASA)


PEID: 14526

ROP: 101761

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Pygmy

Language: Buraka - (bkg)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

Also found in: Central African Republic

Population: 2,100

Global Population: 6,200


PEID: 14526

ROP: 101761

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Buraka (Pygmy) of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 2,100, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Pygmy people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 6,200 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Buraka. The primary religion practiced by the Buraka (Pygmy) is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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