• PEOPLE NAME: FOREST BIRA OF CONGO (KINSHASA)


PEID: 14549

ROP: 103046

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Congo

Language: Bila - (bip)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

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Population: 87,500

Global Population: 87,500


PEID: 14549

ROP: 103046

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Forest Bira of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 87,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Congo people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Congo (Kinshasa). Their primary language is Bila. The primary religion practiced by the Forest Bira is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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