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PEID: 14983

ROP: 106199

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Mambwe-Lungu - (mgr)

Alternate Name(s): Ishimambwe

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Tanzania

Also found in: Zambia

Population: 540,000

Global Population: 775,000

PEID: 14983

ROP: 106199

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Mambwe-Lungu of Tanzania, numbering 540,000, 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 775,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mambwe-Lungu. The primary religion practiced by the Mambwe-Lungu is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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