• PEOPLE NAME: TALANG MAMAK OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22541

ROP: 109752

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Melayu of Sumatra

Language: Minangkabau - (min)

Alternate Name(s): Mamak

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 20,000

Global Population: 20,000


PEID: 22541

ROP: 109752

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Talang Mamak of Indonesia, numbering 20,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Melayu of Sumatra people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Minangkabau. The primary religion practiced by the Talang Mamak 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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