• PEOPLE NAME: DORZE OF ETHIOPIA

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By Silvia van Roozendaal

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PEID: 11571

ROP: 102718

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Omotic

Language: Dorze - (doz)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 64,000

Global Population: 64,000


PEID: 11571

ROP: 102718

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Dorze of Ethiopia, numbering 64,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Omotic people cluster within the Horn of Africa affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Ethiopia. Their primary language is Dorze. The primary religion practiced by the Dorze 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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