PEID: 15428

ROP: 111178

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Shona

Language: Zimba - (zmb)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Mozambique

Also found in: Congo (Kinshasa)

Population: 31,500

Global Population: 265,500

PEID: 15428

ROP: 111178

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Zimba of Mozambique, numbering 31,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Shona people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 265,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Zimba. The primary religion practiced by the Zimba is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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