• PEOPLE NAME: BURJI OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 11561

ROP: 101771

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Sidama

Language: Burji - (bji)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: Kenya

Population: 109,000

Global Population: 138,000


PEID: 11561

ROP: 101771

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

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


Overview: The Burji of Ethiopia, numbering 109,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Sidama people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 138,000 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Burji. The primary religion practiced by the Burji is Orthodox Christianity, a branch of Christianity that includes Copts, the Assyrian Church of the East, Eastern Orthodox Churches and Oriental Orthodox Churches.


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