Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Oromo

Language: Eastern Oromo - (hae)

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Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: Canada

Population: 5,240,000

Global Population: 5,243,400

PEID: 46420

ROP: 104113

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity

Overview: The Hararghe Oromo of Ethiopia, numbering 5,240,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Oromo people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 5,243,400 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Eastern Oromo. The primary religion practiced by the Hararghe Oromo is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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Jesus Film: Available

Gospel Recordings: Available

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