• PEOPLE NAME: KUNAMA OF SUDAN

Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Kunama - (kun)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Eritrea; Ethiopia

Population: 31,000

Global Population: 293,500


PEID: 42829

ROP: 105406

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Kunama of Sudan, numbering 31,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 293,500 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Kunama. The primary religion practiced by the Kunama 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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