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PEID: 50315

ROP: 104690

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Atlantic-Jola

Language: Karon - (krx)

Alternate Name(s): Jola, Kaloon, Karon

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Gambia

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Population: 96,000

Global Population: 96,000

PEID: 50315

ROP: 104690

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Jola-Karon of Gambia, numbering 96,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Atlantic-Jola people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Gambia. Their primary language is Karon. The primary religion practiced by the Jola-Karon 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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