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PEID: 22539

ROP: 101125

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Aceh of Sumatra

Language: Batak Karo - (btx)

Alternate Name(s): Pesisir Singkil

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 65,000

Global Population: 65,000

PEID: 22539

ROP: 101125

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Singkil of Indonesia, numbering 65,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Aceh of Sumatra people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Batak Karo. The primary religion practiced by the Singkil 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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