• PEOPLE NAME: BLÉ OF BURKINA FASO

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PEID: 47043

ROP: 101518

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Malinke

Language: Jalkunan - (bxl)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Burkina Faso

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Population: 1,900

Global Population: 1,900


PEID: 47043

ROP: 101518

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Blé of Burkina Faso, numbering 1,900, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Malinke people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Burkina Faso. Their primary language is Jalkunan. The primary religion practiced by the Blé 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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