• PEOPLE NAME: GUMUZ OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 11589

ROP: 103562

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nilotic

Language: Gumuz - (guk)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Ethiopia

Also found in: Sudan

Population: 238,000

Global Population: 290,500


PEID: 11589

ROP: 103562

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Dispersed CP Activity


Overview: The Gumuz of Ethiopia, numbering 238,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Nilotic people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 290,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Gumuz. The primary religion practiced by the Gumuz 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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