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PEID: 14973

ROP: 105616

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Tanzania

Language: Lambya - (lai)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Tanzania

Also found in: Malawi; Zambia

Population: 106,000

Global Population: 204,000

PEID: 14973

ROP: 105616

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 5% or Greater but Less than 10% Evangelical

Overview: The Lambya of Tanzania, numbering 106,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Tanzania people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 204,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Lambya. The primary religion practiced by the Lambya 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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