• PEOPLE NAME: TIMORESE OF PORTUGAL

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PEID: 501

ROP: 110066

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Affinity Group: Southeast Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Malay Peoples

People Cluster: Timor

Language: Uab Meto - (aoz)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Portugal

Also found in: Indonesia

Population: 3,100

Global Population: 903,100


PEID: 501

ROP: 110066

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Timorese of Portugal, numbering 3,100, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Timor people cluster within the Malay Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 903,100 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Uab Meto. The primary religion practiced by the Timorese 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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