• PEOPLE NAME: SOGA OF TANZANIA

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PEID: 15039

ROP: 109374

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Soga - (xog)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Tanzania

Also found in: Uganda

Population: 4,700

Global Population: 3,874,700


PEID: 15039

ROP: 109374

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Soga of Tanzania, numbering 4,700, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 3,874,700 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Soga. The primary religion practiced by the Soga 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 Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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