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PEID: 15423

ROP: 110153

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Southeast

Language: Gitonga - (toh)

Alternate Name(s): Thonga

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Mozambique

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Population: 582,000

Global Population: 582,000

PEID: 15423

ROP: 110153

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Tonga of Mozambique, numbering 582,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Southeast people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Mozambique. Their primary language is Gitonga. The primary religion practiced by the Tonga is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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