• PEOPLE NAME: SIHANAKA OF MADAGASCAR

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PEID: 15313

ROP: 108994

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Malagasy

Language: Plateau Malagasy - (plt)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Madagascar

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Population: 626,000

Global Population: 626,000


PEID: 15313

ROP: 108994

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Sihanaka of Madagascar, numbering 626,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Malagasy people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Madagascar. Their primary language is Plateau Malagasy. The primary religion practiced by the Sihanaka is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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