• PEOPLE NAME: MARENJE OF MOZAMBIQUE

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PEID: 15398

ROP: 106322

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Makua-Yao

Language: Marenje - (vmr)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Mozambique

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Population: 198,000

Global Population: 198,000


PEID: 15398

ROP: 106322

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Marenje of Mozambique, numbering 198,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Makua-Yao people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Mozambique. Their primary language is Marenje. The primary religion practiced by the Marenje is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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