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PEID: 41433

ROP: 112655

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Affinity Group: South Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: South Asian Peoples

People Cluster: Other Tribal

Language: Koya - (kff)

Alternate Name(s): Bhine Koya, Goud, Kottu Koya, Lingadhari Koya, Rash Koya, Raj Koya

Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion - Animism

Country: India

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Population: 979,000

Global Population: 979,000

PEID: 41433

ROP: 112655

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity

Overview: The Koya of India, numbering 979,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Other Tribal people cluster within the South Asian Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in India. Their primary language is Koya. The primary religion practiced by the Koya is animism, a religious worldview that natural physical entities--including animals, plants, and even inanimate objects--possess a spiritual essence.

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