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PEID: 15409

ROP: 107571

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Chewa-Sena

Language: Nyungwe - (nyu)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: Mozambique

Also found in: Zimbabwe

Population: 871,000

Global Population: 902,500

PEID: 15409

ROP: 107571

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Nyungwe of Mozambique, numbering 871,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Chewa-Sena people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 902,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Nyungwe. The primary religion practiced by the Nyungwe is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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