Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Arab World

People Cluster: Tuareg

Language: Tahaggart Tamahaq - (thv)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: Libya

Also found in: Algeria; Niger

Population: 22,000

Global Population: 84,000

PEID: 11837

ROP: 110233

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Tamachek of Libya, numbering 22,000, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Tuareg people cluster within the Arab World affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 84,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Tahaggart Tamahaq. The primary religion practiced by the Tamachek is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.

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