• PEOPLE NAME: ZINZA OF TANZANIA

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PEID: 15066

ROP: 111183

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Zinza - (zin)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Tanzania

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Population: 255,000

Global Population: 255,000


PEID: 15066

ROP: 111183

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Zinza of Tanzania, numbering 255,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Tanzania. Their primary language is Zinza. The primary religion practiced by the Zinza 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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