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PEID: 15381

ROP: 104646

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Shona

Language: Shona - (sna)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Mozambique

Also found in: Zimbabwe

Population: 33,500

Global Population: 2,358,500

PEID: 15381

ROP: 104646

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Karanga of Mozambique, numbering 33,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Shona people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,358,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Shona. The primary religion practiced by the Karanga is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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