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PEID: 15009

ROP: 103783

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Nyankole - (nyn)

Alternate Name(s): Nyankore, Nyoke

Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Tanzania

Also found in: Burundi; Congo (Kinshasa); Rwanda; Uganda

Population: 19,500

Global Population: 444,300

PEID: 15009

ROP: 103783

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Nyankore - Hima of Tanzania, numbering 19,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 444,300 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Nyankole. The primary religion practiced by the Nyankore - Hima 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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