• PEOPLE NAME: SHWAI OF SUDAN


PEID: 12138

ROP: 108974

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Affinity Group: Northern African and Middle Eastern Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Nuba Mountains

Language: Shwai - (shw)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Sudan

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Population: 4,800

Global Population: 4,800


PEID: 12138

ROP: 108974

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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


Overview: The Shwai of Sudan, numbering 4,800, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Nuba Mountains people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Sudan. Their primary language is Shwai. The primary religion practiced by the Shwai 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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