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PEID: 22643

ROP: 106091

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Maluku-Northern

Language: East Makian - (mky)

Alternate Name(s): East Makian

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 34,500

Global Population: 34,500

PEID: 22643

ROP: 106091

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Makian Timur of Indonesia, numbering 34,500, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Maluku-Northern people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is East Makian. The primary religion practiced by the Makian Timur 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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