• PEOPLE NAME: COMORIANS OF MADAGASCAR


PEID: 15298

ROP: 115069

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Swahili

Language: Maore Comorian - (swb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Madagascar

Also found in: Canada; Eswatini; France; Mayotte; Reunion

Population: 139,000

Global Population: 351,045


PEID: 15298

ROP: 115069

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Comorians of Madagascar, numbering 139,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Swahili people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 351,045 in 6 countries. Their primary language is Maore Comorian. The primary religion practiced by the Comorians is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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