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PEID: 12331

ROP: 104357

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Affinity Group: Sub-Saharan African Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Gur

Language: Kabiyè - (kbp)

Alternate Name(s): Kabiye, Dompago, Lama, Lokpa

Primary Religion: Islam - Sunni

Country: Benin

Also found in: Ghana; Togo

Population: 18,500

Global Population: 1,358,000

PEID: 12331

ROP: 104357

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

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

Overview: The Kabiye of Benin, numbering 18,500, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Gur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 1,358,000 in 3 countries. Their primary language is Kabiyè. The primary religion practiced by the Kabiye 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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