• PEOPLE NAME: YOMBE OF CONGO (KINSHASA)


PEID: 14753

ROP: 111088

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Yombe - (yom)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Congo (Kinshasa)

Also found in: Angola; Congo (Brazzaville)

Population: 1,290,000

Global Population: 1,944,500


PEID: 14753

ROP: 111088

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Yombe of Congo (Kinshasa), numbering 1,290,000, 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 1,944,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Yombe. The primary religion practiced by the Yombe 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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