• PEOPLE NAME: MEKONGKA OF INDONESIA


PEID: 22843

ROP: 101465

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Affinity Group: Asian Pacific Rim Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Toraja of Sulawesi

Language: Tolaki - (lbw)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Indonesia

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Population: 74,500

Global Population: 74,500


PEID: 22843

ROP: 101465

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Mekongka of Indonesia, numbering 74,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Toraja of Sulawesi people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Indonesia. Their primary language is Tolaki. The primary religion practiced by the Mekongka 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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