• PEOPLE NAME: RIUNG OF INDONESIA


PEID: 22770

ROP: 108384

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Flores-Sumba-Alor

Language: Riung - (riu)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 24,000

Global Population: 24,000


PEID: 22770

ROP: 108384

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Riung of Indonesia, numbering 24,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Flores-Sumba-Alor people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Riung. The primary religion practiced by the Riung 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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