PEID: 14592

ROP: 105179

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Kongo

Language: Koongo - (kng)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

Also found in: Angola; Uganda

Population: 15,060,000

Global Population: 17,929,800

PEID: 14592

ROP: 105179

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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

Overview: The Kongo of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 15,060,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Kongo people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 17,929,800 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Koongo. The primary religion practiced by the Kongo 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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