• PEOPLE NAME: CHAGGA OF TANZANIA

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PEID: 14916

ROP: 101962

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-East

Language: Swahili (individual language) - (swh)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Tanzania

Also found in: Kenya

Population: 1,065,000

Global Population: 1,087,500


PEID: 14916

ROP: 101962

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Chagga of Tanzania, numbering 1,065,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-East people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,087,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Swahili (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Chagga 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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