• PEOPLE NAME: LUNDA OF CONGO (KINSHASA)

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PEID: 14635

ROP: 105926

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Lunda - (lun)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

Also found in: Angola; Zambia

Population: 206,000

Global Population: 1,129,000


PEID: 14635

ROP: 105926

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Lunda of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 206,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,129,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Lunda. The primary religion practiced by the Lunda is Roman Catholicism, the world's largest Christian branch.


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