• PEOPLE CLUSTER: NUBA MOUNTAINS

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QUICK FACTS:

People groups: 52

Population: 1,766,800

Unreached people groups: 38

UPG population: 1,123,000

Unengaged UPGs: 24

UUPG population: 584,200

Number of countries: 2


Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

Overview: The Nuba Mountains, in the South Kordofan province of Sudan, are home to a group of indigenous ethnic people groups known collectively as the Nuba peoples. The climate is semi-arid, but lush and green compared with most nearby areas. There are almost no roads; villages are connected by footpaths. The peoples live in family compounds and make their living through farming and herding. Sunni Islam dominates most of the region, though a few groups follow Christian or animistic beliefs.

Peoples within this cluster: Abu-Junuk; Acheron; Afitti; Alehemir; Antiti; Arabized Tagale; Arra; Bindili; Borogo; Borono; Dair; Dajo; Dalang; Delen; Dgik; Doloka; El Hugeirat; Fanda; Fungor; Garko; Ghulfan; Gulud; Hawazama; Heiban; Jomang; Jumam; Kadaru; Kaijen; Kajakaja; Kalik; Kamda; Kamdang; Kanga; Kasha; Katcha-Kadugli-Miri; Katla; Kauyaru; Kega-Alkheel; Keiga; Keiga Jirru; Kenana; Koalib; Krongo; Kudur; Kufa-Lima; Kujriya; Kurundi; Kuwala; Lafofa; Lamira; Laro; Liri; Logol; Logorif; Lomon; Masakin; Miri; Mirisia Zuruk; Moro; Moro Hills (Tacho); Ngile; Nyiman; Otoro Nuba; Sabbori; Sagolle; Shatt; Shawafna; Shifir; Shwai; Subei; Tabak; Tagoy; Talasa; Tasoomi; Tata; Temain; Tese; Tima; Tingal; Tira; Togole; Trawing; Tukam; Tulishi; Tumale; Tumma; Tumtum; Turuj; Turum; Umm Heitan; Wadalka; Wali; Warnang

Countries where they are found: Chad; Sudan


People groups: 52

Population: 1,766,800

Unreached people groups: 38

UPG population: 1,123,000

Unengaged UPGs: 24

UUPG population: 584,200

Number of countries: 2