• PEOPLE NAME: MOROCCAN ARABS OF PORTUGAL

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PEID: 491

ROP: 106804

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Arab, Maghreb

Language: Moroccan Arabic - (ary)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Portugal

Also found in: Algeria; Belgium; Canada; France; Germany; Gibraltar; Italy; Libya; Morocco; Netherlands; Spain; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 24,500

Global Population: 27,353,000


PEID: 491

ROP: 106804

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Moroccan Arabs of Portugal, numbering 24,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Arab, Maghreb people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 27,353,000 in 14 countries. Their primary language is Moroccan Arabic. The primary religion practiced by the Moroccan Arabs 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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