• PEOPLE NAME: VLAX ROMANI OF BELGIUM

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Affinity Group: European Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples

People Cluster: Romany

Language: Vlax Romani - (rmy)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholicism

Country: Belgium

Also found in: Albania; Algeria; Argentina; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil; Canada; Colombia; France; Germany; Italy; Kosovo; Netherlands; Norway; Pakistan; Portugal; Russia; South Africa; Sweden; United Kingdom; United States

Population: 12,500

Global Population: 1,186,700


PEID: 68

ROP: 108394

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Vlax Romani of Belgium, numbering 12,500, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Romany people cluster within the Eurasian Peoples affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,186,700 in 21 countries. Their primary language is Vlax Romani. The primary religion practiced by the Vlax Romani is Roman Catholicism, the largest branch of the Christian church and one of the oldest religious institutions in the world. Roman Catholicism teaches that it is the one true Churches founded by Jesus Christ and that its bishops are the successors of Christ.


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