• PEOPLE NAME: RIFFI BERBERS OF FRANCE

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PEID: 11677

ROP: 101275

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Berber-Riff

Language: Tarifit - (rif)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: France

Also found in: Morocco; Netherlands

Population: 137,000

Global Population: 1,956,000


PEID: 11677

ROP: 101275

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Riffi Berbers of France, numbering 137,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Berber-Riff people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,956,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Tarifit. The primary religion practiced by the Riffi Berbers is Sunni Islam, the largest branch of Islam. Sunni Muslims follow the teachings of the Qur'an and consider the first four caliphs to be the rightful successors of Muhammad.


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