• PEOPLE NAME: WEST GURAGE OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 42740

ROP: 110758

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Ethio-Semitic

Language: Sebat Bet Gurage - (sgw)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 2,450,000

Global Population: 2,450,000


PEID: 42740

ROP: 110758

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The West Gurage of Ethiopia, numbering 2,450,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Ethio-Semitic people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ethiopia. Their primary language is Sebat Bet Gurage. The primary religion practiced by the West Gurage is Orthodox Christianity, a branch of Christianity that includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches.


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