• PEOPLE NAME: MELAYU SAMBAS OF INDONESIA

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PEID: 22610

ROP: 108806

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Borneo-Kalimantan

Language: Kendayan - (knx)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 450,000

Global Population: 450,000


PEID: 22610

ROP: 108806

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Melayu Sambas of Indonesia, numbering 450,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Borneo-Kalimantan people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Kendayan. The primary religion practiced by the Melayu Sambas 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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