• PEOPLE NAME: MAKHUWA-METTO OF MOZAMBIQUE

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PEID: 15390

ROP: 106087

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Makua-Yao

Language: Makhuwa-Meetto - (mgh)

Alternate Name(s): Meetto

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Mozambique

Also found in: Comoros; Mayotte; Tanzania; Zimbabwe

Population: 1,315,000

Global Population: 2,021,600


PEID: 15390

ROP: 106087

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Makhuwa-Metto of Mozambique, numbering 1,315,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Makua-Yao people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,021,600 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Makhuwa-Meetto. The primary religion practiced by the Makhuwa-Metto 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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