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PEID: 14948

ROP: 104058

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Omotic

Language: Iraqw - (irk)

Alternate Name(s): Fiume, Fionge, Massay, Mbulu

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Tanzania

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Population: 892,000

Global Population: 892,000

PEID: 14948

ROP: 104058

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Iraqw of Tanzania, numbering 892,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Omotic people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Tanzania. Their primary language is Iraqw. The primary religion practiced by the Iraqw 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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