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

Country: Sudan

Also found in: Eritrea; Ethiopia

Population: 30,000

Global Population: 284,300

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 30,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 284,300 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Kunama. The primary religion practiced by the Kunama is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

Bible Translations: Available

Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

Radio Broadcast: Not Available