• PEOPLE NAME: SIAMOU OF BURKINA FASO

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PEID: 12441

ROP: 108978

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Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Kru

Language: Siamou - (sif)

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Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Burkina Faso

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Population: 25,000

Global Population: 25,000


PEID: 12441

ROP: 108978

Progress of the Gospel: No Longer Unreached

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


Overview: The Siamou of Burkina Faso, numbering 25,000, are No Longer Unreached. They are part of the Kru people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. This people group is only found in Burkina Faso. Their primary language is Siamou. The primary religion practiced by the Siamou is Other Islamic, which includes a number of sects that emerged out of Islam such as Ibadhi, Ahmadi, Alevi, Yazidi, and Khariji.


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