• PEOPLE NAME: MAMBWE-LUNGU OF ZAMBIA

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PEID: 15605

ROP: 106199

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-South

Language: Mambwe-Lungu - (mgr)

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Primary Religion: Ethnic Religions

Country: Zambia

Also found in: Tanzania

Population: 223,000

Global Population: 635,000


PEID: 15605

ROP: 106199

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Mambwe-Lungu of Zambia, numbering 223,000, 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 635,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Mambwe-Lungu. The primary religion practiced by the Mambwe-Lungu is ethnic religion. Ethnic religion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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