• PEOPLE NAME: EASTERN TEKE OF CONGO (KINSHASA)


PEID: 14542

ROP: 102862

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Northwest

Language: Ibali Teke - (tek)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

Also found in: Congo (Brazzaville)

Population: 263,000

Global Population: 323,000


PEID: 14542

ROP: 102862

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Eastern Teke of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 263,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Northwest people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 323,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Ibali Teke. The primary religion practiced by the Eastern Teke is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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