• PEOPLE NAME: ZAYSE OF ETHIOPIA

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PEID: 11659

ROP: 111162

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Horn of Africa

People Cluster: Omotic

Language: Zayse-Zergulla - (zay)

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Primary Religion: Christianity - Eastern Orthodoxy

Country: Ethiopia

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Population: 27,000

Global Population: 27,000


PEID: 11659

ROP: 111162

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: 2% or Greater but Less than 5% Evangelical


Overview: The Zayse of Ethiopia, numbering 27,000, 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 Zayse-Zergulla. The primary religion practiced by the Zayse 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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