• PEOPLE NAME: PLAINS BIRA OF CONGO (KINSHASA)

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PEID: 14707

ROP: 108070

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Congo

Language: Bira - (brf)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

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Population: 284,000

Global Population: 284,000


PEID: 14707

ROP: 108070

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Plains Bira of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 284,000, 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 Bira. The primary religion practiced by the Plains Bira 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 Church founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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