• PEOPLE NAME: TIRA OF SUDAN

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PEID: 42855

ROP: 110075

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nuba Mountains

Language: Tira - (tic)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Sudan

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Population: 71,500

Global Population: 71,500


PEID: 42855

ROP: 110075

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Tira of Sudan, numbering 71,500, are Engaged yet 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 Tira. The primary religion practiced by the Tira is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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