• PEOPLE NAME: RWANDANS OF UNITED STATES

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PEID: 47295

ROP: 108463

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Central-Lakes

Language: Kinyarwanda - (kin)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: United States

Also found in: Burundi; Canada; Congo (Kinshasa); Netherlands

Population: 2,300

Global Population: 772,800


PEID: 47295

ROP: 108463

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Rwandans of United States, numbering 2,300, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Central-Lakes people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 772,800 in 5 countries. Their primary language is Kinyarwanda. The primary religion practiced by the Rwandans is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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