• PEOPLE NAME: MELO OF ETHIOPIA


PEID: 11618

ROP: 106534

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Omotic

Language: Melo - (mfx)

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Primary Religion: Ethnoreligion

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 157,000

Global Population: 157,000


PEID: 11618

ROP: 106534

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 10% or Greater Evangelical


Overview: The Melo of Ethiopia, numbering 157,000, are No Longer 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 Melo. The primary religion practiced by the Melo is ethnoreligion. Ethnoreligion is deeply rooted in a people's ethnic identity and conversion essentially equates to cultural assimilation.


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