• PEOPLE NAME: KANGEAN OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22433

ROP: 114384

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Madura of Java

Language: Madurese - (mad)

Alternate Name(s): Madurese

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 110,000

Global Population: 110,000


PEID: 22433

ROP: 114384

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Kangean of Indonesia, numbering 110,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Madura of Java people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Madurese. The primary religion practiced by the Kangean is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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