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PEID: 15599

ROP: 105926

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Lunda - (lun)

Alternate Name(s): Lunda

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Zambia

Also found in: Angola; Congo (Kinshasa)

Population: 250,000

Global Population: 775,000

PEID: 15599

ROP: 105926

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Northwest Lunda of Zambia, numbering 250,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-South people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 775,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Lunda. The primary religion practiced by the Northwest Lunda is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.

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