• PEOPLE NAME: JOLA-FOGNY OF FRANCE

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic-Jola

Language: Jola-Fonyi - (dyo)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: France

Also found in: Gambia; Guinea-Bissau; Mauritania; Senegal

Population: 100

Global Population: 537,700


PEID: 42490

ROP: 102625

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Jola-Fogny of France, numbering 100, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic-Jola people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 537,700 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Jola-Fonyi. The primary religion practiced by the Jola-Fogny 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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