• PEOPLE NAME: NYANEKA OF ANGOLA


PEID: 15199

ROP: 107538

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Southwest

Language: Nyaneka - (nyk)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Angola

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Population: 665,000

Global Population: 665,000


PEID: 15199

ROP: 107538

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Nyaneka of Angola, numbering 665,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Southwest people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Angola. Their primary language is Nyaneka. The primary religion practiced by the Nyaneka is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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