• PEOPLE NAME: LINGALA OF ANGOLA

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PEID: 15177

ROP: 105785

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Congo

Language: Lingala - (lin)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Angola

Also found in: Belgium; Canada; Central African Republic; Congo (Brazzaville); South Sudan; Uganda; United States

Population: 128,000

Global Population: 413,000


PEID: 15177

ROP: 105785

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Lingala of Angola, numbering 128,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Congo people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 413,000 in 8 countries. Their primary language is Lingala. The primary religion practiced by the Lingala is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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