• PEOPLE NAME: ZANDE OF SOUTH SUDAN

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PEID: 42503

ROP: 100673

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Sudanic

Language: Zande (individual language) - (zne)

Alternate Name(s): Azande, Mbomu, Avongara, Makaraka, Mbomu, Nyamnyam

Primary Religion: Christianity - Protestant

Country: South Sudan

Also found in: Central African Republic; Congo (Kinshasa); United States

Population: 844,000

Global Population: 2,825,500


PEID: 42503

ROP: 100673

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Zande of South Sudan, numbering 844,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Sudanic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 2,825,500 in 4 countries. Their primary language is Zande (individual language). The primary religion practiced by the Zande is Protestant Christianity.


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