• PEOPLE NAME: DELEN OF SUDAN


PEID: 42814

ROP: 102506

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nuba Mountains

Language: Dilling - (dil)

Alternate Name(s): Dilling

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Sudan

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Population: 12,000

Global Population: 12,000


PEID: 42814

ROP: 102506

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Delen of Sudan, numbering 12,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Nuba Mountains people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Sudan. Their primary language is Dilling. The primary religion practiced by the Delen 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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