• PEOPLE NAME: YAKA OF CONGO (KINSHASA)


PEID: 14746

ROP: 110931

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Yaka (Democratic Republic of Congo) - (yaf)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

Also found in: Angola

Population: 1,240,000

Global Population: 1,438,000


PEID: 14746

ROP: 110931

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Yaka of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 1,240,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,438,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Yaka (Democratic Republic of Congo). The primary religion practiced by the Yaka 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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