• PEOPLE NAME: RUNGA OF CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

Affinity Group: SSAP

Affinity Bloc: Sub-Saharan African

People Cluster: Ouaddai-Fur

Language: Runga - (rou)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam - Other / Marginal

Country: Central African Republic

Also found in: Chad

Population: 34,000

Global Population: 70,500


PEID: 12922

ROP: 108443

Progress of the Gospel: Engaged yet Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, Concentrated CP Activity


Overview: The Runga of Central African Republic, numbering 34,000, are Engaged yet Unreached. They are part of the Ouaddai-Fur people cluster within the Sub-Saharan African affinity bloc. Globally, this group totals 70,500 in 2 countries. Their primary language is Runga. The primary religion practiced by the Runga 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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