PEID: 50123

ROP: 106089

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Bantu, Makua-Yao

Language: Makhuwa-Marrevone - (xmc)

Alternate Name(s): Merravone, Coastal Makhuwa, Emaka, Maca, Maka, Makua-Marevone, Marevone, Marrevone, South Maca

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Mozambique

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Population: 757,000

Global Population: 757,000

PEID: 50123

ROP: 106089

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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

Overview: The Makhuwa-Marrevone of Mozambique, numbering 757,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Bantu, Makua-Yao people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Mozambique. Their primary language is Makhuwa-Marrevone. The primary religion practiced by the Makhuwa-Marrevone 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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