• PEOPLE NAME: CYRENAICAN ARABS OF LIBYA

PEID: 42763

ROP: 102342

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Libyan

Language: Libyan Arabic - (ayl)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Libya

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Population: 1,800,000

Global Population: 1,800,000


PEID: 42763

ROP: 102342

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Cyrenaican Arabs of Libya, numbering 1,800,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Libyan people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Libya. Their primary language is Libyan Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Cyrenaican Arabs 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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