• PEOPLE NAME: ZIBAN BEDOUINS OF ALGERIA

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Bedouin, Saharan

Language: Hassaniyya - (mey)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Algeria

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Population: 315,000

Global Population: 315,000


PEID: 42657

ROP: 111176

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Ziban Bedouins of Algeria, numbering 315,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bedouin, Saharan people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Algeria. Their primary language is Hassaniyya. The primary religion practiced by the Ziban Bedouins 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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