• PEOPLE NAME: BURKINA FASO OF CANADA

Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Mossi - (mos)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Canada

Also found in: Benin; Burkina Faso; Cote d’Ivoire; Ghana; Mali; Niger; Togo; United States

Population: 425

Global Population: 12,417,025


PEID: 47453

ROP: 106781

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Burkina Faso of Canada, numbering 425, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 12,417,025 in 9 countries. Their primary language is Mossi. The primary religion practiced by the Burkina Faso 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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