• PEOPLE CLUSTER: ARAB, SUDAN

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 47

Population: 28,703,400

Unreached people groups: 47

UPG population: 28,703,400

Unengaged UPGs: 39

UUPG population: 13,444,500

Number of countries: 17


Affinity Bloc: Arab World

Overview: The Sudan Arab cluster encompasses most of the people groups that speak Sudanese Arabic. Heavy borrowing of vocabulary from local languages has resulted in a variety of Arabic that is unique to Sudan, reflecting the unique mix of both African and Arab cultures.

Peoples within this cluster: Arab, Mongallese; Arab, Sudanese; Arabized Tagale; Arabized Wali; Batahin; Baygo; Bederia; Dar Hamid; Dubasiyin; Fezara; Gaaliin; Gawamaa; Gimma; Guhayna; Hasania; Husseinat; Kababish; Kawahia; Kerarish; Kineenawi; Lahawin; Maalia; Rashaida; Rizeigat; Rufaa; Shaikia; Sherifi; Shukria; Soliman; Tunjur; Turku Arab; Yazeed

Countries where they are found: Canada; Chad; Egypt; Eritrea; Ethiopia; France; Italy; Libya; Netherlands; Oman; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; South Sudan; Sudan; United Arab Emirates; United States; Yemen


People groups: 47

Population: 28,703,400

Unreached people groups: 47

UPG population: 28,703,400

Unengaged UPGs: 39

UUPG population: 13,444,500

Number of countries: 17