• PEOPLE NAME: SANGO OF CONGO (KINSHASA)

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PEID: 14717

ROP: 108648

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Adamawa-Ubangi

Language: Sango - (sag)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

Also found in: Central African Republic; Chad; Congo (Brazzaville)

Population: 1,700

Global Population: 585,200


PEID: 14717

ROP: 108648

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Sango of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 1,700, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Adamawa-Ubangi people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 585,200 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Sango. The primary religion practiced by the Sango 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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